Manchester Limmud 2017 Presenters

Manchester Limmud 2017 is over

See below the list of outstanding presenters who were scheduled for the day, our thanks to all of them.

Luke Akehurst Director of We Believe in Israel, a BICOM initiative

Chanan Atlas Rabbi at Yeshurun Synagogue

Marilyn Berg Stand-up comedian

Carmel Berke Qualified nutritionist and blogger

John Blaskey Reiki practitioner

Monica Bohm-Duchen Writer, lecturer and curator

Ashley Boroda Trainer using stand-up comedy techniques

Michael Capek GP and hypnotherapist

Graham Carpenter Community Coordinator for New Israel Fund

Elinor Chohan Co-chair of Jewish/Muslim Women’s Network in South Manchester

Sharon Copitch Israeli dance teacher

Jonathan Davies Solicitor and lecturer in Jewish thought and music 

Lynne Dover Session about Zentangle, souped up doodling

Max Dunbar Chief Executive of Manchester Jewish Museum

Joseph Dweck Senior Rabbi of the UK S&P Sephardi Community

Benjamin Ellis Co-founder and trustee of Keshet UK

Ian Ellis Consultant clinical geneticist who established Tay-Sachs screening in the UK

Amir Ellituv Rabbi at Shaare Hayim Synagogue

Angela Epstein  Journalist, broadcaster and social commentator 

Chava Erlanger Community Art Therapist

Joanne Feldman Co-chair of Jewish/Muslim Women’s Network in South Manchester

Gabriele Ferrario Cambridge-based expert on the Cairo Genizah  

David Finlay Writer and performer

Yehudis Fletcher Survivor of sexual abuse

Edie Friedman Director of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality

Cathy Gelbin Manchester University Senior Lecturer, author of The Golem Returns

Suzy Glaskie Holistic health coach  

Judith Gordon Chair of UK Jewish Film Festival's Manchester committee

Julie Gottlieb Sheffield University Lecturer in Modern History

Sam Grant Campaigns manager for Rene Cassin

Errol Gross Retired medic and genealogical researcher

Rebecca Hilsenrath ‎Chief Executive Officer at Equality and Human Rights Commission

Debbie Hilton  Dance and drama teacher 

Ed Horwich Speaking on small Jewish communities

Clarissa Hyman Food & Travel writer

Laura Janner-Klausner Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism

Simon Johnson Chief Executive of the Jewish Leadership Council

Eldan Kaye UJIA Regional director

Maureen Kendler London School of Jewish Studies Head of Education

Alex Klein Founder of European Cantors Association

Clive Lawton Founder of Limmud and scholar-in-residence at JW3 

Amir Levi UJIA Manchester shaliach

Neil Levitan Director of Programmes at KeshetUK

Daniel Levy Final-year student reading Middle Eastern Studies and Politics at Leeds

Ivan Lewis MP for Bury South

Jackie Lewis GP with a special interest in nutrition and Kosher cooking

Sandi Mann Director of the MindTraining Clinic

Nina Mellman Author of book on Middle Eastern cookery

Helena Miller UJIA Director of Research & Education

Steve Miller Social entrepreneur and community activist, founder of Tzedek

Eric Moonman Professor and author of several books

Or Neshutan Shaliach at Jewish Agency for Israel

Giacomo Paoloni Participant in New Israel Fund's 2016-17 New Gen Fellowship

Simon Parkin Pianist, composer and Head of Musicianship at RNCM

David Prager Cantors of 20th century Manchester

Benjy Rickman Rabbi, educator and religious broadcaster 

Hannah Roberts Professor at RNCM and principal cellist of Manchester Camerata

Judi Rose Cookbook author, food writer and culinary instructor

Linda Saleh Israeli dance teacher

Ben Samuel from the Green Party

Fabian Sborovsky Rabbi of Menorah Synagogue

Hagai Segal Political analyst and lecturer in Middle East politics

Shir Chadash Tefilah band based st Manchester Reform Synagogue

Karen Skinazi Lecturer in American literature at Birmingham University

Mor Sofer FZY shaliach in Manchester 

Barbara Spectre European Institute for Jewish Studies

Jonathan Stone Principal cellist of the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra

Richard Verber Senior Vice President of the Board of Deputies

Hannah Weisfeld Director of Yachad

Jonathan Wittenberg Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK

Raphael Zarum Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies