We are excited to share our full programme for this year’s Limmud Festival.
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Here are just a few of the 300+ presenters who will be speaking at Festival.
Keir Starmer is Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition.
Ephraim Mirvis is the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.
Ian Austin is a member of the House of Lords, UK Trade Envoy to Israel and chaired the Parliamentary Group on Holocaust Commemoration.
Ami Ayalon, former director of the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service.
Noa Sattath, rabbi and the Director of Israel Religious Action Center
Louise Ellman, former Labour MP
Kenneth Brander, President & Rosh HaYeshiva of the Ohr Torah Stone network of 30 educational institutions
April Baskin, racial justice director, Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
Michael Biton, Israeli Minister for Strategic Affairs and Minister for Civil and Social Affairs in the Ministry of Defense.
Anat Hoffman, founding member, Women of the Wall
Joseph Dweck, senior rabbi of the S&P
David Horovitz, founding editor of the Times of Israel
Rahima Mahmut, director of the World Uyghur Congress London office
David Mason, rabbi at Muswell Hill synagogue
Ross Kriel, president of the
Jewish Council of the Emirates
Sara Wolkenfeld, chief learning officer, Sefaria
Rachel Anticoni, COO, Royal Free Hospital
Abby Stein, rabbi, author and activist.
Yair Lapid, Leader of the Opposition and the Founder and Chairperson of Yesh Atid.
Deborah Lipstadt, historian and author, was the defendant in the renowned David Irving lawsuit.
Rafi Zarum, Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies.
Ruth Deech, Life Peer in the House of Lords, patron of the UK Lawyers for Israel.
Leah Sarna, Rabbanit and the Associate Director of Education and Director of High School Programs at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education.
Michael Shire, rabbi and the Academic Director of the Master’s in Jewish Education at Hebrew College Boston.
Yaffa Epstein, Director of the Wexner Heritage Program and recently served as the Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies.
Daniel Cainer, multi-award winning songwriter, storyteller, broadcaster, and veteran of six off-Broadway runs, 15 years at Edinburgh Fringe.
Debbie Young-Somers, Rabbi at Edgware and Hendon Reform, having previously been Community Educator at Reform Judaism.
Robin Moss, Director of Strategy at UJIA, the UK Jewish community’s leading Israel charity.
Maajid Nawaz, broadcaster, author, columnist
Gabriel Pogrund, Whitehall Correspondent at The Sunday Times.
Jeremy Gordon, rabbi of New London Synagogue
Christian Wakeford, Conservative MP and
vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary
Group Against Antisemitism
Julie Cohen, co-director of Netflix’s ‘RBG’
Sergio Bergman, president of the
World Union for Progressive Judaism
Siân Berry, co-leader of the Green Party
Michael Harris, rabbi of Hampstead Synagogue