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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.


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.

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.

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.”

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.

Balfour Declaration

Balfour descendant touts 2-state solution, marking 1917 edict's centennial

Descendant of signatory of Balfour Declaration sends special message to conference, which marks 100 years since historic letter sent.


Thousands gather for annual Limmud conference in UK

The annual conference, now in its 36th year, brings together 2,800 participants across over 1,200 sessions covering a huge spectrum of Jewish life and beyond.

Limmud FSU

Lieberman, thousands of Russian-speaking Jews attend Limmud FSU’s 10th anniversary in Eilat

‘It has really become a movement,’ says businessman, philanthropist and Limmud FSU leader Matthew Bronfman.

Limmud FSU

Zionist youth movements celebrate Lviv roots with over 900 Ukrainian Jews

"Lviv is one of the most important cities in the Jewish history, and in particular in the Zionist history."

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