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H. Alan Scott-Latter Day Jew

H. Alan Scott is the second presenter who is confirmed for Limmud SA 2018. He is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He is the subject of the forthcoming documentary film Latter Day Jew. He has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, CNN, MTV, and Fusion. He has written for VICE, Esquire, Newsweek and OUT Magazine. He co-hosts “Out On The Lanai: A Golden Girls Podcast. Oprah said his name....

Nechama Goldman Barash- From the Seduction of Eden to the Fires of Sinai


Meet Nechama Goldman Barash. She will be joining us at Limmud SA 2018.

Nechama has a master’s degree in Talmud and teaches classes in rabbinic text, women and Judaism and contemporary Jewish law at Machon Pardes and Matan in Jerusalem. She provides halachic education and counseling for women seeking to use the mikva as a way to sanctify sexual intimacy.

Sessions include Sexuality and Sanctity: How to Build a Jewish Sexual Ethic & Does ...

Limmud SA 2018

Save the date now as Limmud SA returns to a city near you:

Johannesburg-3-5 August-Indaba Hotel, Fourways

Durban-9 August (Women’s Day)-DJC, North Beach

Cape Town-9th, 10th and 12th August and Saturday Night 11th AugustLimmud in the Hood, Herzlia Middle School, Highlands Estate

Our volunteers are already hard at work ensuring they create events which will celebrate Jewish learning and culture.

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Emmanuel Santos-Witness, I am


Born in the Philippines, Emmanuel is an Australia based documentary and art photographer.

For more than a decade now, Emmanuel Santos has been tracing the songlines of the Jewish spirit. His photographs are memory tracks spiralling through history, hinting at the prophecy of ingathering from every corner of the earth.

His portfolios are in the theme of nomadic portraits, visual interpretations of ancient myths and legends and the ongoing cultural evolution in the independent ...