“Our goal: to enhance Jewish life and equip communities for growth.”
“We’re honored to continue serving an important part in the life of the local Jewish community,” said Limmud FSU founder Chaim Chesler.
The Iron Curtain has long parted as hundreds of involved Jews descend on Russia’s cultural capital for the Limmud FSU festival.
“We are delighted to be holding the festival once again in Jerusalem," said the founder of Limmud FSU Chaim Chesler.
Limmud recently brought dozens of volunteers from around the world to Israel to meet and network.
70 sessions ranged from “Transgender Issues in Jewish Law,” to “Talmudic Tales of love.”
Many of those in attendance have grown with Limmud FSU, now in its 10th year, and have made the annual gathering a family event.
There are an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 Jews in Venezuela – out of a total population of 29 million – down from 20,000 in 1999.
“Whenever there are pro-Israel demonstrations in Australia or Germany or New York or San Francisco, there are more and more people at these demonstrations speaking Russian,” Sharansky said.
True unity is possible.