“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.”
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.
Descendant of signatory of Balfour Declaration sends special message to conference, which marks 100 years since historic letter sent.
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.
‘It has really become a movement,’ says businessman, philanthropist and Limmud FSU leader Matthew Bronfman.
"Lviv is one of the most important cities in the Jewish history, and in particular in the Zionist history."
Video tributes included messages from former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein as well as opposition leader Isaac Herzog.
Def Jam founder Russell Simmons and Rabbi Marc Schneier talk Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and why Trump won’t win presidency.