Around 2000 participants from more than 40 countries worldwide came together for Limmud Festival 2021 Limmud is thrilled to have been able to bring people together again as a community of learning, despite the ongoing pandemic, for a programme … [Read more...] about Ending 2021 as one Festival community
What to expect at this year’s Limmud Festival
The fully online lineup features David Lammy, a cocktail tutorial and pre-Shabbat challah-making Simon Rocker, Jewish Chronicle, 23 December 2021 Despite being entirely online for a second year in a row, this year’s Limmud Festival holds many of the typical treats: cocktail-making, lots of opportunities for networking and … [Read more...] about What to expect at this year’s Limmud Festival
Limmud moves children’s sessions online in wake of omicron wave
The whole festival will now be digital Simon Rocker, Jewish Chronicle, 20 December 2021 Limmud has cancelled the in-person sessions for children and families that had been scheduled as part of this year’s Festival owing to the surge in the omicron variant of coronavirus. A spokesman for the festival, which begins on … [Read more...] about Limmud moves children’s sessions online in wake of omicron wave
Limmud: When British Jews enjoy a few days of Utopia
The annual festival is a chance to explore what an ideal community might look like Rabba Dr Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz, Jewish Chronicle, 13 December 2021 Once again Limmud Festival is on the horizon, though still sadly diminished by the limits imposed by the pandemic. Like last year, Festival 2021 will be an online event … [Read more...] about Limmud: When British Jews enjoy a few days of Utopia
Limmud – where next?
The cross-communal must continue to innovate if it is to remain true to its spirit Ben Crowne, Jewish Chronicle, 1 January 2021 Limmud Festival 2020 was by far our largest event ever, transformed into an online experience by a volunteer team who never met in person. In a year which paralysed so much, Limmud ran more UK … [Read more...] about Limmud – where next?
Inclusive at heart
The JC Leader, 30th December 2020 We of all people know that the transition from 2020 to 2021 is merely an arbitrary marker which signifies nothing of substance in itself. And yet the start of 2021 is as good as any point to reflect on how life will soon — so we all hope — change for the better. The invention of a Covid-19 … [Read more...] about Inclusive at heart