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Limmud Festival in UK a success of Jewish communal learning

Limmud is renowned for its diverse programming, from “Hillel to Hummus,” as noted by the sponsors of the event. The Festival also included musical performances from a diverse array of artists.

Limmud leaders from 22 communities across North and South America gathered in Mexico City this weeke

Limmud leaders from Latin and North America gather in Mexico City

“Our goal: to enhance Jewish life and equip communities for growth.”

Limmud FSU conference connects former Soviet Jews to their roots

“We’re honored to continue serving an important part in the life of the local Jewish community,” said Limmud FSU founder Chaim Chesler.

22/04/2019
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Passion and Judaism on parade in St. Petersburg

The Iron Curtain has long parted as hundreds of involved Jews descend on Russia’s cultural capital for the Limmud FSU festival.

By ERICA SCHACHNE
04/04/2019
More than 1,000 young Russian-speaking Jews took part in the annual Limmud FSU festival in Jerusalem

Young Russian-speaking Jews take part in Limmud FSU festival

“We are delighted to be holding the festival once again in Jerusalem," said the founder of Limmud FSU Chaim Chesler.

Limmud After Dark builds bridges through Jewish learning

Limmud recently brought dozens of volunteers from around the world to Israel to meet and network.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
06/12/2018
Former Yesh Atid MK Ruth Calderon lectures at Seattle’s first Limmud event

More than 500 Jews attend first-ever Limmud Seattle

70 sessions ranged from “Transgender Issues in Jewish Law,” to “Talmudic Tales of love.”

2,000 attend annual Limmud FSU conference in Eilat

Many of those in attendance have grown with Limmud FSU, now in its 10th year, and have made the annual gathering a family event.

23/12/2017

Hundreds of Jews attend first-ever Limmud event in Venezuela

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.

Sharansky at Limmud FSU gala: Russian-speaking Jews are strongest Israel supporters

“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.

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