At last Sunday's Limmud FSU event in WestHampton, I had the privilege to meet Yoram Dori, a senior adviser to President Shimon Peres. Here are his thoughts on the event. I didn't know much about Limmud FSU. About Matthew Bronfman I knew a bit more. I knew he was involved with … [Read more...] about What I Learned in the Hamptons
Forty Presenters; Eighty Workshops; Seven Hours With the Russian-Jewish community making up 25% of New York's Jewish community, the time has come to make serious efforts to weave the young adult demographic of this community into the fabric of American Jewish life. To … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Comes to America; and WestHampton Will Never Be the Same Again!
Limmud FSU concluded their first ever Jerusalem event this past Friday. Held in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of famed author, Sholem Aleichem, the participants spent three days engaged in more than 200 sessions and workshops on subjects such as relating to … [Read more...] about The Limmud Village: An International Marketplace of Ideas
The Limmud FSU Jerusalem 2009 conference and festival began with a burst of excitement and energy yesterday, as 750 Russian-Israeli young adults and others gathered in the heart of the Jewish capital for three days of educational sessions, dialogue, entertainment and social … [Read more...] about Russian-Israelis Inaugurate Historic Limmud in Jerusalem
Tomorrow, 700 Russian-speaking Jews from around Israel will gather at Jerusalem's Beit Avi Chai for three days of education, engagement and community building. Using the occasion of Shalom Aleichem's 150th birthday to celebrate and explore their Jewish connections, they will be … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Celebrates in Jerusalem