Limmud Festival 2018 - Presenters

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Daniel Jacobs

Dan is a board member of the Jewish Vegan Society and a regular supporter of Grassroots and Limmud.

Monday 17:30 Gefiltefest: All hail the Kosher cheeseburger?

Ivor Jacobs

Director/Trustee of Friends of LouisJacobs.org. Semi-retired from his hybrid software/print business. Co-founder of the New North London Synagogue and Masorti in the UK. Aged rock and roller still available for gigs!

Monday 10:40 Is Jewish theology dead?
Monday 23:00 Sing along with the Rubens
Wednesday 21:50 Strictly Limmud Dancing

Zoe Jacobs

As cantor at FRS, Zoe is a passionate advocate for innovation within liturgical and Jewish music. Inspired by outstanding song leaders and cantors in her studies at HUC-JIR in New York, Zoe believes in the power of music to inspire Jewish life and created the biennial Shirei Chagigah conference in 2011.

Sunday 14:40 From the Byrds to the Beatles: Using secular music to illuminate liturgy.
Monday 17:30 Lullabies and love songs
Wednesday 13:20 DIY choir: the joy of homemade music!

Elliot Jebreel

A proud Jewranian and bureaucrat by trade, Elliot helps make the Jewish community embrace it's diversity; fighting ashkenormative & heteronormative attitudes in our structures and mindsets. He’s a trustee of Sephardi Voices UK, alum of Adam Science & a member of the ROI community. Elliot is one of the Programming co-Chairs this year. If you have any issues with the programme, please contact co-Chairs Sarah & Ezra.

Friday 22:00 Shabbat in an ashkenormative world
Monday 21:50 Get inspired: Lightning talks by ROI
Tuesday 14:40 Sephardic-Mizrahi and LGBTQ+: a Jewish community on the margins
Wednesday 16:00 One in every minyan: navigating intersectionality in the Jewish world
Wednesday 18:40 Sephardi Voices: first hand stories from MENA Jews

Caleb Jennings

A graphic designer who has previously worked with Reform Judaism UK on Real Conversations, and with Lior Kaminetsky, the rabbi of Birmingham Central United Synagogue on several design projects. The most recent of these is a documentary about Jewish communities in small communities in Middle America.

Sunday 19:10 Keeping The Flame Alive - Documentary film, Premiere!

London Male Jewish Choir

Founded in 1926 in London’s East End, London Jewish Male Choir has entertained audiences worldwide with quality performances across the spectrum of Jewish music. Britain’s oldest Jewish choir, its repertoire includes liturgical, Yiddish, Ladino, Chassidic , Renaissance, folk and contemporary music.

Monday 13:20 London Jewish Male Choir

UK Jewish Film Festival

UK Jewish Film showcases a wide range of feature films, documentaries and shorts, which tell varied stories of Jewish and Israeli life, to be enjoyed by the widest possible audience. Since inception in 1997, our UK and international film festivals have reached over 150,000 visitors.

Sunday 13:30 Winter Hunt
Sunday 21:50 Pears Short Film Fund Winners
Monday 09:20 Forgotten Soldier
Monday 16:00 Antenna
Tuesday 13:20 93 Queen
Tuesday 17:30 Refuge Britain: Stories of Émigré Designers
Tuesday 21:50 Goodbye Columbus
Wednesday 10:40 Remember Baghdad
Wednesday 16:00 Who's Gonna Love me Now?

Lyn Julius

Lyn is the author of 'Uprooted: How 3,000 years of Jewish civilisation in the Arab world vanished overnight' (Vallentine Mitchell, 2018). She co-founded Harif, blogs at Point of No Return and has written for Times of Israel, JC, Guardian, Huffington Post and JNS News.

Monday 12:00 Who owns Jewish heritage in the Middle East?
Monday 13:20 What Jeremy Corbyn needs to know about Mizrahi Jews
Monday 14:40 Is Israel alienating the Diaspora?

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