Limmud Festival 2020 - Presenters

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Lior Zalmanson

Lior Zalmanson is a senior lecturer at Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University, focused on the information society. He served as a member of the executive board of the Israeli reform movement. He founded Print Screen festival, Israel's digital art festival. Furthermore, he is a grant and award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

Monday 18:00
Monday 18:00 When the computer becomes your boss - working under artificial intelligence

Andrea Zanardo

Andrea is Italian by birth, Israeli by choice and a UK citizen. Andrea is Rabbi of the biggest synagogue in Sussex and and unapologetic Zionist.

Tuesday 14:00
Tuesday 14:00 Can a Reform Jew be conservative?

Raphael Zarum

Raphael is Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS), the educational heart of Anglo-Jewry. He lectures in Jewish education and new readings of ancient texts; as well as training teachers and rabbis. He has semicha (Montefiore Kollel), a PhD in Theoretical Physics (KCL), an MA in Education (UCL) and teaches across the globe.

Saturday 19:00
Saturday 19:00 A Limmud tribute to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l
Sunday 14:00
Sunday 14:00 Return to the Pit: Did Joseph ever forgive his brothers?
Tuesday 20:00
Tuesday 20:00 A taste of Limmud - highlights from the years

Tony Zendle

Tony was born in the small shtetl of Manchester, and is a trivia maven collecting the arcane and obscure, publishing and explaining his findings in a blog, talks and books ("The Definitive Guide to Jewish Miscellany and Trivia", "Kosher Foxtrot"). His belief is that much of Jewish history is being lost, and we must rescue it from oblivion.

Tuesday 10:00
Tuesday 10:00 Kosher Foxtrot

Ruvi Ziegler

Ruvi Ziegler is associate professor in International Refugee Law at Reading & co-chair of the LGBT+ staff network; Research Associate at Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre; Senior Research Associate at Refugee Law Initiative; Associate Academic Fellow at Inner Temple; Chair, New Europeans (UK) & Oxford European Association. He is happily married to David

Sunday 12:00
Sunday 12:00 My father was a wandering European: triple loyalties in Brexit Britain - British, Jewish, European?
Sunday 13:00
Sunday 13:00 Our Big Fat Jewish Egalitarian Gay (Vegan) Wedding

Yael Ziegler

Yael Ziegler is an Assistant Professor in Tanakh at Herzog College and Matan. She is the author of Promises to Keep: The Oath in Biblical Narrative and Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy, which has been translated into Hebrew. Her forthcoming book: Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World is scheduled for publication in 2021.

Monday 14:00
Monday 14:00 Journeys, Wells and Marriages: Patterns in Biblical Stories

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