« Limmud Conference 2016 - Presenters
Steve Ogin, originally from Liverpool, is a professor in the Engineering Faculty of the University of Surrey, a member of Ealing Liberal Synagogue, the Jewish Socialists’ Group, and the Hanwell Ukulele Group. He has been singing Yiddish songs for over 30 years.
|Monday 20:10||“Dray techterlech” – three daughters: a celebration of the life and folksongs of Mordechai Gebirtig|
Adam has been chief executive of New Israel Fund UK since 2011. Prior to joining NIF he worked in sustainable development, latterly at UKSIF – the sustainable investment and finance association. He has worked in Jewish youth leadership, including as mazkir of Habonim Dror and co-chair of the Zionist Youth Council. Adam is a graduate of Oxford and LSE.
|Tuesday 09:15||Post-Brexit, what can Israel teach us about building a shared society?|
Daniel lives in North-West London with his family. After studying Talmud on and off for 15 years, he occasionally understands it. He also loves languages and singing.
|Tuesday 17:45||Hey, that's my car! Mishnah for kids|
Joe Oppenheimer is Acting Head of BBC Films and Executive Producer of Denial. Previously editor of a dotcom startup, he joined BBC Films in 1998. Over the past 18 years, he has worked with established auteurs and filmmakers as well as with up-and-coming talent new to the cinema.
|Wednesday 14:30||The Making of "Denial": Behind the Scenes|
Head of Biology at Hasmonean High School, Ilana Ordman is mother to four boys, science advocate and former rebbetzin of Northwood United Synagogue. Ilana is a passionate scientist and feminist who is informed by halacha and what the halachic process tells us is G-d’s will.
|Tuesday 10:30||The other F-word: is feminism kosher?|
|Tuesday 12:00||Advocating for science - or why otherwise educated people reject evidence-based medicine|
Yoav is an Israeli musician currently living in London. He studied music at Royal Holloway and now performs as a freelancer in and around London. He sings at varied events ranging from opera to Israeli folk music
|Sunday 21:40||Concert: Discovering Israeli Identity|
Eli is chief executive of Limmud. Representing Limmud globally, he supports the development of Limmud and its volunteers. Eli is a Captain (res) in the IDF Spokespersons Unit. He has lectured widely, working to strengthen global Jewish life. Eli served in organisations including JU, TIP and JDC.
|Tuesday 12:00||Limmud community update|
|Tuesday 20:10||Limmud volunteering happy hour|
|Thursday 09:45||Volunteering for Limmud|