Limmud Festival 2018 - Presenters

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Mikayla Zagoria-Moffet

Mikayla is a PhD candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Centre in NYC and lives in St Albans, where she works as a Youth & Family Coordinator and Cheder instructor for St Albans Masorti Synagogue. Interests include women's issues and egalitarianism, crafting, baking and literature.

Monday 12:00 It's a wrap: a how and why of tichels

Andrea Zanardo

Born in Italy, emigrated to Israel, studied in Jerusalem and Finchley, now the Rabbi of the biggest synagogue in Sussex and enjoying his first sabbatical. His professional skills include astrology, advertising, academia and rabbinic. He lives with Sara and their three children in Hove, actually.

Sunday 12:00 The good and the bad of the social media. And what Judaism has to say about this.

Raphael Zarum

Raphael is Dean of LSJS where he lectures in Jewish Education and new readings of ancient texts; as well as training teachers, rabbis and educators. He has Semicha (Montefiore Kollel), a PhD (Theoretical Physics KCL), an MA (Adult Education, UCL), and is a Jerusalem Fellow (Mandel School).

Sunday 16:00 Exodus: the ultimate war of good vs. evil
Sunday 20:30 Celebrating Maureen at Limmud
Monday 10:40 Five approaches to help you pray regularly (even if you aren’t sure what you believe)
Monday 17:30 The seven loves of Isaac
Tuesday 16:00 Jews and Money - The Ultimate Taboo?
Wednesday 17:30 Thanos, Noah and overpopulation: a Jewish reading of Marvel’s Infinity War
Thursday 10:40 Did Ezra edit the Torah?

Mordechai Zeller

Mordechai Zeller is a rabbi, the Jewish Chaplain for Cambridge University and teaches at the LSJS. Before coming to Cambridge Mordechai served as a rabbi and spiritual guide at Yeshivat Maale Gilboa. Mordechai also worked as a clinical and educational psychologist at a local mental health clinic.

Monday 23:00 Up the ladder - on dreams and mystical ascensions
Tuesday 16:00 In the belly of the whale: a psychological and anthropological approach to the Book of Jonah.
Tuesday 19:10 Why do we need rabbis anyway?
Wednesday 16:00 Yerushalayim El-Kuds - from the heart of the conflict: dreaming the future of Jerusalem

Ruvi Ziegler

Ruvi is associate professor in international refugee law at Reading, academic fellow at Inner Temple, research associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford and senior research associate at the Refugee Law Initiative, UoL. He is chair of New Europeans UK, chair of the Oxford European Association, and researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute.

Monday 18:40 'Citizen of nowhere?' The Brexit fallout and (my) Jewish identity
Tuesday 13:20 Israel's dysfunctional asylum system
Wednesday 13:30 Film screening: A Land Without Borders + Panel Discussion

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