Limmud in the Hood – Cape Town’s extravaganza of Jewish learning 2018

We are excited to announce that Limmud South Africa’s Cape Town 2018 Festival of Jewish Learning rebranded as  Limmud in the Hood  will take place August 9, 10, 11 (motzei Shabbat) and 12, 2018, this year nestled beneath magnificent Table Mountain at the Herzlia Middle School in Highlands Estate. Come and be part of our inspiring long weekend festival featuring local and international presenters’ talks, workshops, films and music.

Thursday 9 August:    9:00 – 18:00
Friday 10 August:       9:00 – 15:20
Saturday 11 August:   (motzei Shabbat extravaganza)  20:00 – late
Sunday 12 August:     9:00 – 18:00


Watch this space for info on our exciting line-up!


Limmud is completely driven by volunteers. Cape Town’s Limmud in the Hood 2018 welcomes anyone wishing to take part in this amazing effort. Whether you have two hours to give or two hundred, if you are looking for a way to contribute to creating a more well rounded and cohesive Jewish community – Limmud in the Hood is the place for you.

A Learning Community

Limmud in the Hood is guided by the Limmud values. These are:

  • Arguments for the sake of heaven
  • Community and mutual responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Enabling connections
  • Empowerment
  • Expanding Jewish Horizons
  • Learning
  • Participation
  • Religious Observance
  • Respect

Limmud in the Hood will take you one step further on your Jewish journey. To get involved, email