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Limmud Rebrands; Brings Limmud and Limmud International Together

Limmud, the international network of Jewish learning communities, unveiled its new organisational logo at the closing gala of its flagship conference in Birmingham last week. This new brand identity, which will be rolled out in early 2017, expresses the dynamism and vibrancy of Limmud’s expanding international family. In 2006, there were eight Limmud communities outside the United Kingdom. Today, there are 84 Limmud communities, in 44 countries on six continents.

“The Limmud model, our values ...

Limmud Awarded Jerusalem Unity Prize for promoting mutual respect among Jews around the world

(Jerusalem) Limmud, the international network of Jewish learning communities, will be awarded the Jerusalem Unity Prize in the Diaspora category on Unity Day, June 7, 2017. President of Israel Reuven Rivlin will bestow the award in Jerusalem, which recognises Limmud’s global success in bringing Jews together. The prize is a joint initiative between Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Gesher and the families of Eyal Ifrach, Gil-ad Shaer and Naftali Fraenkel z”l.

“We are grateful for ...

Limmud SA names Adina Roth as the new National Chair

Adina Roth is the new National Chair of Limmud SA and the news was received with great excitement from Limmud volunteers around the country. Adina embodies the values and the vision of Limmud SA and has a wealth of experience as a Limmud volunteer and conference co-chair.

Adina, who practices as a clinical psychologist and describes herself as an alternative Jewish educator, says, “Limmud has had such a positive impact on my life”. The responsibility ...

Limmud News From Around The World (November 2016)

Limmud Australia prepares for its November Limmud Fest in a new location because the event has expanded and outgrown its previous location. A four-day Limmud conference will be held in Lviv, Ukraine, which was home to one of the largest Jewish communities in Europe until it was decimated by the Nazis in 1943. Limmud Lviv is expected to attract at least 900 participants. And Limmud Liverpool (6 November) boasts a program of music (classical, Jazz, ...