Conference in the UK concludes today; but you can still catch a few sessions on Limmud TV: Rebuilding Noah's Ark: Does the Story of the Flood Really Hold Water? (Rachel Zarum) and God Is Not Righteous and the Torah Is Not Moral (Nathan Lopes Cardozo) limmud on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free Here’s the complete Limmud UK livestream session schedule. (note all times are GMT). There are over 50 Limmud events happening around the … [Read more...] about Today on Limmud TV
More than 40 Russian-speaking leaders of Limmud FSU coming from Russia, Ukraine, the U.S., Belarus, Moldova and Israel participated in an intensive four-day conference here in Jerusalem this past week. The international Limmud movement, founded in Great Britain 32 years ago, has become one of the most successful and important educational enterprises in the Jewish world. Pluralistic, egalitarian, non-political and volunteer-based, Limmud events … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Leaders Gather for Global Summit
by Julia Itin The whole concept of volunteer work among the numerous Jews from FSU living in Germany today seems to be a nonexistent. But only at first glance. During Limmud Day Berlin, we interviewed participants only to discover that volunteerism does exist as part of the post-Soviet Jewish experience in Germany - but it faces many challenges. Stand up, all Victims of Oppression! Involvement in politically motivated groups such as … [Read more...] about Spotlight: Do Jews from the FSU in Germany Volunteer?
"Participants report one of Limmud’s strongest impacts is in connecting them to Jews “who are different than me.” Bringing together Jews of all (and no) denominations, ages and nationalities, Limmud nurtures a profound sense of peoplehood even as it serves as a networking hub across Jewish communities." Shining bright as the Chanukah lights, Limmud - the cross-communal, international Jewish learning movement that reaches over 30,000 participants … [Read more...] about The Limmud Phenomenon Rekindles the Global Jewish Flame
Nearly 2,500 Jews from the United Kingdom, together with Limmud International activists from 20 communities, will “Occupy Limmud” at the University of Warwick during Christmas week, December 25-29, 2011. To capture the excitement of Chanukah, which this year coincides with Christmas, a thousand dreidel enthusiasts are expected to break the world record for simultaneous dreidel spinning. Beyond the first-class cadre of presenters, including … [Read more...] about One Week from Today: Occupy Limmud