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« Limmud Conference 2016 - Sunday 12:00
Ars Poetica - culture, politics and poetry
The discussion focuses on several issues: Social hierarchy in culture, Identity in poetry, 'Ars Poetica' poetry project and its impact on culture in Israel.
Chiyuv vs. chesed - why inclusion of people with disabilities is not a kindness
A frank discussion of the halachic imperative to see the "Tzelem Elokim" in all of G-ds human creations and the importance of not objectifying those who have disabilities to achieve one's own personal goals.
Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (120 minutes)
"Inhabit" is a brilliant documentary exploring environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions using a more holistic ecological design process called ‘Permaculture’. After the film, we will have a brief discussion and speak about the Sadeh, the UK’s first Jewish farm!
Is the Commonwealth still really a thing? (1 of 2)
Clive became CEO of the rejuvenated Commonwealth Jewish Council last year. In that time, he's discovered wonderful communities dotted around the globe, bound by the twin facts of being Jews and being in the Commonwealth. Blow your mind on how Jews do Jewish around the world. This first session will cover the Western Hemisphere and European region.
A Muslim reads the Bible: migration (2 of 2)
At a time of mass migration and refugees, we'll have a closer look at biblical migration experiences. Abraham and the Exodus are central stories shared by Jews and Muslims. In this workshop, we will explore them from different perspectives of our traditions, keeping in mind possible applications for our own time and age.
Developing a vision for Jewish learning
Calling all movement workers and educators! Often we are so busy working to deadlines and delivering programmes that we are unable to consider the values and ideals that motivate us. This workshop will help you to articulate your vision for Jewish learning.
All you need is Biblical Hebrew!
Ever wondered why some people say Shabbos and others Shabbat? Wonder no more! In this one hour taster session, we will retell marvellous story of the birth, near death and resurrection of the Hebrew language and how it is the source of all we do and speak.
The interim rabbi: an innovation in synagogue life to support congregations as they say farewell to a serving rabbi and welcome the new rabbi
Interim rabbis work with synagogues when a rabbi retires, becomes ill, or has a contract which is not renewed. They perform all of the duties of the rabbi and guide the community through the transition process. This is a program of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. The session will discuss this new field.
Meet the IDF spokesperson
Peter Lerner may be familiar to you as the guy on TV defending the IDF to the media. You'll also notice he has an English accent. Why did Peter make aliyah and enlist, what has he done during his army career, and how did he find himself in the Spokesperson's Unit? Find out Peter's story and ask him any questions you might have.
Psyche in the Sugya: Do we ever understand the other? (1 of 2)
Red 8 (Boulevard Back)
Abaye, one of the greatest Talmud sages, is in this story described as a well-meaning peeping Tom in pursuit of a couple about to sin. What was he looking for? What needs do vicarious thrills address? What has he lost? The Talmud’s understanding of sexuality and desire teaches what psychoanalyses concurs with as to what we seek and what desire is.