Author Archives: Wayne Sussman

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 ...

Meet Shmuly Yanklowitz-Rabbi, Social Justice Activist and Educator

Rav Shmuly founded and leads Uri L’Tzedek, an Orthodox social justice movement. He also founded Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, an animal welfare activist centre. He serves as the Dean of the Valley Beit Midrash. He has written and published  various works  on topics ranging from ethics to social justice. His most recent publication is The Soul of Jewish Social Justice, published by Urim Publications.  In 2015, he underwent transplant surgery to donate his kidney. Newsweek ...

Meet Zohar Raviv-A Visionary Voice in Jewish and Israeli Education



Zohar is an internationally renowned educator of Judaism who serves as the International Vice President of Education for Taglit-Birthright Israel. He teaches extensively on issues that revolve around Jewish education, identity formation, intellectual history, theology, Israel, and the contemporary Jewish experience.

Raviv is the recipient of the 2015 Bernard Reisman Award for Professional Excellence from the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University.Here he was recognised as “one of the most influential ...