The Limmud Jewish learning conference in Moscow attracted nearly 1,500 participants, making it the second-largest event of its kind worldwide.
About 400 people attended Australia’s first Limmud conference tailored especially for Russian-speaking Jews.
Limmud Colorado, after several years of conferences, is shutting down.
Chaim Chesler doesn’t back down easily from a dispute — especially one involving a unique tale of Jewish survival in the Holocaust.
The mayor of the Ukrainian city of Lviv told participants at a Jewish learning conference that France has a bigger anti-Semitism problem than his country.
Limmud FSU is known for its appeal to less observant Jews. So why did organizers of its Moscow gathering lead Sabbath services and switch to all-kosher food?
Over 1,000 people have registered for the Moscow Limmud at a government-owned resort.
Limmud UK is run mostly by people under 30, and Jane Eisner was impressed with their spirit of youthful volunteerism. Why doesn’t it exist among American Jews?
The Limmud conference starts today and continues through Thursday. The Forward is exclusively providing the live stream of the event in North America.
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis trumpeted openness at Limmud U.K. In his first appearance at the conference, he urged participants to avoid living in a ‘self-imposed ghetto.’