Limmud Festival 2018

Limmud Festival 2018 – Monday 09:20

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Forgotten Soldier

Linda Berkowitz  UK Jewish Film Festival 

Orange 13

Introduced by Linda Berkowitz, this is a moving story of one’s man mission to fight the Nazi killing machine and his daughter’s search to discover the truth behind her father’s bravery. Narrated by Zoe Wanamaker and Henry Goodman. (69 mins)

Morning Seder (Advanced) - Transitions (1 of 4)

Eliot Cohen  Ian Gamse 

Red 8

Advanced Talmud study on the themes of Torah learning, kriat shema and the transition from night to day (Berakhot 13a etc).

Morning Seder (Beginners) - Times to Pray: Traditionally Radical Talmud (1 of 4)

Yael Roberts  Laynie Soloman 

Red 9

We'll explore the re-framing of worship and time in Brachot Chapter 4 as a case study for methods of rabbinic radical change-making, interpretation, and innovation. Join us as we dig into the Talmud using a method developed at SVARA that helps learners at all levels become empowered, independent learners of Talmud study as a spiritual practice.

Morning Seder (Intermediate): the day and night identity of a rebel (1 of 4)

Avital Hochstein  Zahavit Shalev 

Red 8

Day often reveals while night conceals, day is explicit while night destabilises: the Talmud speaks in round-about indirect ways, we will explore the 'day and night' way of Talmudic rhetoric. In this session we will ask: who is the Talmud hiding in the opening to the 8th chapter of Sanhedrin?

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