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Daniel Infeld

Daniel Infeld is the executive director of Limmud NY. He has a master’s degree in Education and Jewish Studies from New York University, and has worked at Hazon, URJ Eisner Camp, and Walt Disney World. Daniel lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife Rachel and son Asher.

Tuesday 10:30Collaborative working spaces - what's the draw?

Stephen Innes

Dr Stephen Innes is the Scholar in Residence at the Council of Christians and Jews in London. A former academic whose research concentrated on the work of Emmanuel Levinas, Stephen is also a qualified practitioner in conflict resolution and group facilitation.

Tuesday 21:40On sacred spaces: a Christian-Jewish perspective
Wednesday 14:30Am I my brother's keeper? Levinas on the question of freedom versus responsibility

Michael Geoffrey Ipgrave

Michael Ipgrave is Bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Lichfield and chairman of the Council of Christians and Jews. He was previously inter-faith relations adviser to the Archbishops' Council and secretary of the Churches Commission on Inter-Faith Relations, and was Bishop of Woolwich from 2012 to 2016.

Monday 14:30Jews and Christians: are we worshipping the same God?

Judith Ish-Horowicz

Judith Ish-Horowicz opened Apples and Honey Nursery 26 years ago and is a Governor at Mosaic Jewish Primary School, the first Jewish School in South London for over 70 years. Seeking more excitement, she and her friend Ali Somers are about to open a unique intergenerational day nursery in a care home.

Tuesday 09:15Mosaic Jewish Primary School: is the Jewish ethos secure or does the dye run when you welcome children of all faiths, beliefs and none?
Thursday 13:50L’Dor Vador: a vision of an intergenerational community where pre-schoolers and 3rd agers live, learn and play together – progress so far

Michal Ish-Horowicz

Michal is an actor and singer and recently completed an MA in music theatre at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed in a variety of weird and wonderful places: castles, monasteries, even a theatre built into the side of a cliff, but nowhere beats her home from home, Limmud!

Monday 20:10The adventures of a bird
Tuesday 12:00Poetry and Conversation with Diti Ronen
Tuesday 21:40No place like home: poetry and jazz

Shoshi Ish-Horowicz

Shoshi is an incorrigible book-lover who has been attending and enjoying Limmud for many years. This year she is delighted to bring these two passions together by co-hosting the Limmud book club and generally talking books. Outside the world of Conference she works as a learning technologist at LSE.

Saturday 20:30What Wuthering Heights can teach us about love
Sunday 13:15Where are the Jews in the great Russian novels?
Sunday 14:30Limmud book club: Auto-da-Fé (1 of 4)
Monday 16:40Limmud Book Club: A Tale of Love and Darkness (2 of 4)
Tuesday 16:40Limmud book club: One Night, Markovitch (3 of 4)
Wednesday 16:40Limmud Book Club: The Marriage of Opposites (4 of 4)

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