Limmudfest New Orleans

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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Limmud’s Reform Shabbat worship choir forming

LimmudFest New Orleans weekend will present opportunities for performers who love to sing. Interested singers are urged to join a Reform worship choir being organized by Congregation Gates of Prayer cantorial soloist Victoria Cohen May. The choir will perform during Friday night Shabbat services on March 18 at the...
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LimmudFest opens registration

Volunteer organizers have announced that “early bird” registration for LimmudFest New Orleans, the self- billed weekend festival of “Big Tent” Jewish learning, is now open through their Limmudfest New Orleans” website.

Lynn Wasserman, who previously was in charge of programming at the 2014 LimmudFest, swapped positions with former LimmudFest chair...
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Limmudfest NOLA concludes at Tulane


In an historic gathering of six separate Reform, Conservative and Orthodox congregations under one roof, Limmudfest New Orleans kicked off its first full days of activities in a Shabbat-observant fashion at Temple Sinai on Friday evening and continued through Saturday night.

Three separate worship tracks were maintained...
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Limmudfest New Orleans schedule beckons

Limmudfest New Orleans begins in earnest  this evening, Fri., March 7 with most activities concentrated on the Temple Sinai campus tonight and Saturday. All Sunday activities will be held at the Lavin Bernick Center at Tulane University.

New Orleans is the smallest city in the world to host a Limmud...
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Limmudfest NOLA set for March 7-9

Organizers of Limmudfest New Orleans are putting the finishing touches on an expanded series of Jewish adult education events that will for the first time incorporate Shabbat worship as a part of its core. This will be the third time a Limmud festival will be held in New Orleans, which...
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Limmudfest New Orleans registration opens

The third bi-annual LimmudFest New Orleans, a Jewish cultural learning experience that crosses all relational branches of accepted Jewish faith and practice, has expanded to a three-day event and will be held Fri., March 7 through Sun., March 9, according to event organizer Gail Chalew and steering team member Barbara...
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