Finland’s Jewish history starts with the Cantonists, Russian Jews conscripted to the military with the intent that they become Christian.
Attending Limmud UK was like being at a huge and diverse buffet banquet of anything and everything related to living a Jewish life.
— A record 2,500 people signed up for this year’s Limmud conference on Jewish learning in Moscow. Attendance this year at the main event organized by Limmud FSU – an international organization putting together Jewish events in the former Soviet Union — exceeded last year’s tally by 25 percent, organizers said in a statement…
JERUSALEM — The Jerusalem Unity Prize named Limmud, the international network of Jewish learning communities, and its first non-Jewish winner. The winners of the prize, launched in 2015 in memory of three slain Israeli teenagers, were announced Wednesday. Limmud was awarded in the Diaspora category and Dr. Janaan Frajj Falah, who has worked to…
The great-grandson of the British lord who expressed support for a Jewish homeland in the historic Balfour Declaration has spoken out for the first time about the pride his family feels to have played a role in the founding of Israel.
Historian Deborah Lipstadt has suggested President Trump is guilty of denying the Holocaust for the now infamous statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day that omitted specific mention of Jewish victims.
In England, Christmas week of Jewish study means outreach to Sikhs and Muslims By Andrew Silow-Carroll BIRMINGHAM, England (JTA) — If you think the United States overdoes Christmas, you haven’t been to London in December. The main drags are a riot of Christmas lights and gewgaws, the pubs overflow with midday revelers starting the week…
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.