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15 September 2019
Sunday 15 September
Join us for our 15th Leeds Day Limmud! Experience a stimulating and inspiring day long cultural event in Limmud’s unique style, offering a variety of sessions at any one time. There will be something for everyone covering history, text study, discussions, Israel, community and culture.
Adults £43 standard price
Child +12 & Students £22 standard price
Venue: Weetwood House Hotel, Otley Rd, Leeds LS16 5PS.
Confirmed Presenters & Sessions:
Full programme and timetable available to download: Leeds Limmud Handbook
Panel Session: A Discussion on Topical Issues that affect the Community- join a discussion on some topical issues that affect the Jewish community today and challenge the panel members with your views. Chair: Simon Myerson, with Rachel Creeger, Aviva Dautch, Robert Dyson, Gideon Falter and Patrick Morrow.
Barry Abis – Jewish Contributions to Music
Tessa Ackerman and Salma Arif – Jewish Muslim Women’s Network
Anton Alexander – The Elimination of Malaria in Palestine in Early 20th Century
Trevor Avery – Lake District Holocaust Project
Warren Bank – The Western Sephardi Liturgical Tradition & its Magnificent Music
Simone Colp – Should we be helping people outside of our community?
Jeremy Conway – How I became a Rabbi
Alan Craig – Prosecuting the Netanyahus: Justice or Politics?
Rachel Creeger – Oy, How We Laughed!
Benjamin Crowne – What does the UK’s Jewish future look like?
Jeff and Sylvie Curtis – Volunteering in the Ethiopian Jewish Community
Aviva Dautch – Shakespeare and the Jews
Angela Donen – Inside the Ancient Hebrew Kitchen – Hints, Tips and Recipes
Max Donen – Depicting the Holocaust in Videogames: Taboo? Or challenge?
Robert Dyson – From Budapest to Switzerland via Belsen
Gideon Falter – From the frontline: the latest inside view of the fight against antisemitism in politics and anti-semitic crime
Richard Fay – Vessels of song: journeys through the world of Klezmer
Eva Frojmovic and Jay Prosser – Memory objects in our libraries and in our attics: why Cecil Roth collected things that few others were interested in.
Simon Glass and Richard Taylor – The Jews of Leeds
Ros Goldfarb -Shaare Zedek Medical Centre: A Place of Hope for Israel, Hope for the World
Nigel Grizzard and Merv Lebor – 40+ years of change in Leeds Jewry
Fabian Hamilton – The Labour Party’s ‘Peace Doctrine’
Samantha Harvey – Jews in Harbin: Chinese Whispers
Robin Jacobs – And You Think You Know What Magen David Adom Does!
Keith Kahn-Harris – Two Sessions: Choose your Jew: The rise of selective ‘anti-semitism’ and Britain’s most notorious Jews: the story of a photo.
Jason Kleiman – Moral Dilemmas – How Do We Make the Right Decisions?
Miriam Lorie – I’m a feminist but I… sing Eshet Chayil
Diana Matut – When Yiddish was Young: A Short Introduction to Old Yiddish Language and Literature
Dolf Mogendorff – My Family & the Dutch Jewish Holocaust Experience.
Patrick Morrow – The Pope, the Covenant and Living Judaism: What is and is not Affirmed?
Simon Myerson – The Great Plague and Lag Ba’Omer
Jeffrey Newman and Caroline Glassberg-Powell – Jews, Extinction & Rebellion.
Anthony Ogus – Jewish Music and the Third Reich
Miriam Osner – The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Jewishly or How Do You Declutter
Griselda Pollock – Cultural studies and teaching the Shoah/Holocaust in a contemporary university
Laurence Saffer – Am I biased? You be the Judge.
Ruth Steinberg and Eva Frojmovic – Let the Golem Return
Bruce Thompson – Echoes of Contempt – Judeophobia and the Church
Frank Vigon – Mark Gertler: Inside out – an ecstasy of destruction
Julia Kay – Jewish dance from the Bible to today – a storytelling session with Jewish music and movement.
If you have any queries, please do contact the Limmud Office by email email@example.com or phone, 020 3115 1620