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Introducing Naftali Brawer and Annamaria Orla-Bukowska

We are pleased to announce two more wonderful presenters who will be joining us for Limmud 2015.

This year we will bring out  presenters from the United States of America, Australia, the United Kingdom, Israel and Poland.

These presenters will include historians, Rabbis, a rapper, an intelligence expert, an oud player, a psychologist, a sociologist, teachers, podcasters, academics and authors.

We hope that you will join them at Limmud SA 2015.

Naftali Brawer

Rabbi, Thought ...

Durban Registration open

Limmud Durban is on Monday August 10th. This year’s Limmud conference promises to be the best one yet – 15 confirmed presenters from both from home and abroad with 28 sessions over 7 time slots through the day.

In addition there will be special programming for children whose parents attend.

There is a new pricing structure along with early payment specials. Get your payment in before 15th June 2015 and receive amazing discounts on ...

Speaking for the Hallowed Past

What Art Spiegelman teaches us about teaching the Holocaust for the next generation


In a book chapter entitled “Truth and Testimony: The Process ­and the Struggle”, famed Holocaust survivor and psychiatrist Dori Laub writes about the “trauma of the listener” as he discusses the value of Holocaust testimony. As Laub puts it, when testimony is given, the listener experiences the trauma of the victim because, through the very act of listening, he or she, becomes ...