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Registration is Open for Limmud Vancouver 2018!!!

We have a fantastic line-up of speakers on a broad variety of topics. Our Saturday evening program, “Wine, Wisdom and Song,” includes a choice of three presentations followed by schmoozing, food and music! This year, one ticket gets you in for both Saturday evening and Sunday. We’ve added options for young children, older children, and teens. Check out the line-up of exciting …

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Lior Schillat: Limmud Featured Speaker

At Limmud Vancouver, April 14-15, 2018, we’ll be welcoming several out of town speakers — including Jerusalem sociologist and urban planner Lior Schillat. Lior will be representing The Jerusalem Foundation. WHO IS LIOR SCHILLAT? Lior Schillat began his role as the director of the Jerusalem Institute in November 2016. He brings to this role over 15 years of experience in the public, …

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Susan Barocas: Limmud Featured Speaker

At Limmud Vancouver, April 14-15, 2018, we’ll be welcoming several out of town speakers — including Jewish Food Guru Susan Barocas. WHO IS SUSAN BAROCAS? SAMPLE SUSAN’S TERRIFIC FOOD WRITING The pomegranate is a magical food. Some say it was not the apple, but this regal red fruit, each with its own crown, that was the original fruit on the Tree …

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Alden Solovy: Poetry and Liturgy at Limmud Vancouver

At Limmud Vancouver, April 14-15, 2018, we’ll be welcoming several out of town speakers — including poet and liturgist Alden Solovy. Alden spreads joy and excitement for prayer. His work has been used by people of all faiths throughout the world. He’s written more than 600 pieces of new liturgy, offering a fresh new Jewish voice, challenging the boundaries between poetry, meditation, …

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WHAT’S THE MISSING INGREDIENT IN OUR LIMMUD PROGRAM?

What’s cooking? Great out of town guests We have confirmed a great lineup of featured guests. They will teach us about three pillars of Jewish life: Israel, prayer, and food. (Of course, food.) Israel: Sociologist Lior Schillat from the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research will speak about changing demographics in Israel. Prayer: Poet Alden Solovy will help us appreciate the magnificent poetry …

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Seeking Program Proposals for Limmud Vancouver 2018

April 14-15, 2018 CALL FOR PROPOSALS We are ready to receive proposals! Our website submission form is live. We seek a full range of topics: text study, Jewish history, social action, arts & culture, family programs, and more. We welcome a full range of formats – for example, lecture, interactive music & movement, hevruta-style small group, powerpoint with Q&A.  And we …

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Ready to start thinking about your teaching proposal?

Limmud Vancouver 2018 will take place on April 14-15. We’ll be ready for session proposals in October. Please consider sending one! The process is open to all – even if you presented in 2016. Great proposals become great sessions – and great sessions make a great conference. Sessions can engage any topic of Jewish interest: texts, literature, history, culture, music, …

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Welcome Limmud Administrator!

Limmud Vancouver delighted to announce that we have hired an Administrator to help with our 2018 gathering! We are even more delighted to announce her name: Linda Peritz. Linda’s experience includes management of small non-profit organizations, years of Jewish community volunteerism, studies in both science and communication. She is wonderfully organized, welcoming, and calm. Linda officially begins her work with …

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Five tips

So much to learn. So little time.   Here’s some tips to help you enjoy the day. Create your own day of learning. Do you want to spend the day in Torah and text study? Or maybe you prefer to take advantage of the diversity of topics and learning styles. There is no prior selection of individual sessions.  All sessions …

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Jewish Folk Choir to perform Yomervokhets

A Yiddish translation of Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky” will be performed at the  Saturday night cabaret at LimmudVan ’16. The Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir will sing the delightful oratorio called Yomervokhets*. The choir’s conductor David Millard had set the nonsense poem to music especially for the choir. The cabaret is shaping up to be a lively evening of entertainment and interaction – …

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