LimmudFest New Orleans

Limmud North America announced eFestival for March 29

The LimmudFest NOLA may have been cancelled, but Limmud North America, the organization that sanctions it and other similar events throughout the continent, announced the Limmud eFestival, a virtual Limmud gathering through the Internet.

Gail Chalew, the former LimmudFest NOLA chair, who is a member of Limmud North America’s board...
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Limmudfest 2020 canceled over coronavirus concerns

The board of LimmudFest New Orleans has reluctantly canceled their event  for 2020 out of concerns that a large gathering might contribute to the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) worldwide pandemic. 

Meeting on Sunday night, March 8, the board decided to postpone the weekend of Jewish learning that...
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Limmudfest New Orleans 2020 opens registration

(Editor’s note: This event has been postponed until 2021.)

Limmudfest New Orleans 2020 has opened its early bird registration. Held biannually, the weekend series of events celebrates its fifth series of events on March 20-22, 2020 with emphasis on the arts, Jewish culture, learning and spirituality.

This “big tent of...
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Limmudfest NOLA concludes eventful weekend

Limmudfest NOLA organizers finished off the 2018 edition of Limmud, the big tent of Jewish learning this past weekend with an amazing array of topics and speakers.

Aleeza Andelman and Matthew Rothschild headed up the local effort along with stewardship from previous Limmud leaders such as Gail Chalew and Lynne...
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Limmud New Orleans Sessions/Presenters


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CLICK here to view the 2018 Limmud New Orleans sessions

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LimmudFest returns to New Orleans March 16-18

LimmudFest returns to New Orleans March 16-18, 2018. LimmudFest is a weekend festival of Big Tent Jewish arts, culture, spirituality and learning locally planned and run by a community of volunteers.   LimmudFest 2018 will feature over 90 presentations across 10 learning tracks. Featured presenters include renowned...
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Limmud finishes three-day run at GOP, Tulane

Limmud Festival New Orleans organizers planned very well and the results showed that more than 400 participants had enjoyed three days of prayer, meditation and study  under its so-called “big tent” of Jewish learning.

Friday night and Saturday morning, the Limmud team facilitated prayer services for Reform, Conservative and Orthodox...
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Don’t Miss LimmudFest: March 18 – 20, 2016

Limmud, 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,...
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Limmud adds new speakers to lineup

Two new speakers added to the already impressive lineup of courses being taught at the LimmudFest New Orleans in March, were announced by program chair Gail Chalew.

Rabbi Yoel Glick, a leading teacher of Jewish mysticism and one of the pioneers of modern Jewish mediation, will be leading...
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Complete list of Limmud presenters

LimmudFest New Orleans program chair Gail Chalew has announced that a list of all 90 presenters for the upcoming weekend set to begin March 18 is now complete.

The 90 sessions will cross over ten tracks.

The link to the website can be found here. In all but a few...
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