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2,500 UK Jews and Limmud International activists scheduled to attend this year's conference as they "Occupy Limmud" in a celebration of Jewish learning.

December 22, 2011 14:04
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The Limmud International conference is being held at University of Warwick from December 25- 29, and includes some big speakers in the Jewish world. Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt, Israeli Social Protest Icon Dafni Leef  and Turkish UK Ambassador Ünal Çeviköz are schedule to address the conference, which is expected to attract some 2,500 UK Jews.

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During the conference, Limmud will host the world's largest simultaneous dreidel spinning event. Several projects will also be launched at the conference including a pilot project integrating learning-disabled presenters and adult participants initiated by Conference Co-Chair Shoshana Bloom.

The conference is expected have wide appeal with interfaith dialoguers and Mideast peace process analyzers, world-class Torah and Talmud scholars, renowned authors, artists, musicians, and hands-on workshops.

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