Don’t Miss LimmudFest: March 18 – 20, 2016

logo19-for-2016-350x350bLimmud, a weekend festival of Big Tent Jewish learning, arts, culture, and spirituality, is coming to New Orleans March 18-20, 2016.  Registration is still open for Limmud New Orleans 2016.

Limmudfest includes a Kabbalat Shabbat and dinner at Congregation Gates of Prayer on Friday, March 18. On Saturday, March 19, there will be a variety of Shabbat services, learning, Havdalah, and fun.  The learning continues on Sunday, March 20 at the Lavin-Bernick Center on Tulane University’s campus

LimmudFest 2016 is led by Co-Chairs Lynne Wasserman and Ann Zivitz Kientz and Vice Chair Jakob Rosenzweig.  Steering Committee members are Aleeza Adelman, Brenda Brasher, Margery Brown, Gail Chalew, Jack Gross, Barbara Kaplinsky, Suzy Lazarus, Matthew Rosenthal, Judy Roth, Bob Simon and Roselle Ungar.  Other volunteers are Sue Daube, Cathy Glaser, Rabbi David Polsky, Karen Remer and Lonnie Schaffer.

According the event organizers, there are numerous reasons to attend this exciting weekend of learning:

Three of the many featured speakers include Katherine Romanow is a Jewish food historian from Montreal; Danny Siegel has been called the “Mitzvah Maniac” and “The Pied Piper of Tzedakah” and, Larry Brook, editor of Southern Jewish Life.

Visit www.limmudnola.org for the most up-to-date information regarding registration, volunteering, donating, session programming, and hospitality and to register.

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