Aaron's wife Elisheva is named just once in Torah but rabbinic literature tells us much more: we'll glimpse her life beyond husband or sons and discover how a single day brought her great highs and great lows.EDavis handouts for Elisheva - Limmud 2020.pdf
Debra offers advice & practical tips on various ways to keep our family stories alive: Producing a life story book – taking testimony, editing, what to keep in and what to leave out, photographs, book design and printing. Writing a novel – the pros and cons of writing your family story as a novel. How to go about becoming a speaker in schools.Limmud Handout Debra Barnes 2020.docx
"Hey Doc how's my immune system doing?" Presently doctors do not have reasonable knowledge in answering this question. Yet, our understanding of immune system variability and its relation to the clinic is limited. But here’s the good news. There is a revolution happening in immunology. We will discuss the era immune-based precision medicine
The impact of COVID-19 on care home residents and their families has been devastating. How can we still provide vibrancy and relationships for those in residential settings? Apples and Honey Nightingale Nursery has maintained its intergenerational links throughout the pandemic, adapting the programme to ensure everyone is safe. Come and see how.
Between their expulsion from Spain in 1492, and their readmission to England in the 1650s, the fortunes of Europe’s Jews fluctuated wildly. In this talk I will look at Christian attitudes towards Jews (both positive and negative), Jewish experiences of living among Christians and the changing relations between the two faiths in this period.
Many Ashkenazim have family stories about their journey to the UK, collectively forming an 'origin myth', which can be tied to specific politico-cultural trends in the 'fin-de-siecle' (late 19th century). How did Jews fit into wider immigration narratives? What story did they tell about their journey and purpose? How did the existing community react?
This session for adults will provide a taster to an innovative and interactive programme designed for pre-batmitzvah kids to learn about the Torah, Jewish History and female role models. (Nic will also be running a session for the kids using the Sister Squad materials)
Pop along with a cuppa for a chat with a friendly face, at our virtual Chatty Café. Meet new and old friends of all ages and backgrounds. Share a story or two about Limmud or anything else! (Facilitated by staff of Jewish Care)
This is the second part of a double session which began at 9:00. It is not possible to join the session at 10:00.