Yom Limmud

December 31, 2010


*Registration opens at 8 a.m.

8:15 a.m.

(G) Lee Schwimmer, “Yoga for the Jewish Soul”

9 a.m.

(G) Professor Ethan Hollander, “Swords or Shields: Implementing and Subverting the Final Solution during World War II”

(G) Samuel Klein, “Let Him Kiss Me With the Kisses of His Mouth: Post Impressionist Responses to the Song of Songs”

(G) Dr. Rachel Korazim, “Images of the Diaspora and Israel: Reflections on the Past and Thoughts About the Future”

(E) Ellen Fox, “Adaptation and Change — The Key to Jewish Survival”

(E) Seth Glass, “Song-based Lessons: Interpreting Hidden Biblical Themes in Modern Song Lyrics”

(E) Jennifer Meltzer, “Nature in the Classroom — Putting Richard Louv’s Theory Into Practice”

(T) Elisheva Green, “Inclusion in the Classroom — Tips and Tools for Working With Children With Special Needs”

10:15 a.m.

(G) Dr. Steven Berk, “Road to September 11th and Beyond”

(G) Seth Glass, “Journey Into the Deep: A Connection Between Music and Spirituality”

(G) Forum of Local Rabbis, “God, Torah and Israel: A Personal Conversation Among Rabbis of Different Denominations”

(G) Roz Rothstein, “The Growing Boycott and Divestment Movement Against Israel — Challenges and Solutions and What You Can Do About It”

(E) Rabbi Shai Cherry, “Were There Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark?”

(E) Tammy Vener, “Transforming Your Teaching Through Observation”

(T) Randall Fried, “Communication and Team-building Skills for Madrichim”

11:30 a.m.

(G) Dr. Steven Berk, “From Persia to Iran, from Cyrus to Ahmadinejad: Muslim-Jewish Relations on Campus”

(G) Dr. Raphael Zarum, “Disappearance of Moses”

(G) Dr. Rachel Korazim, “Today’s Challenges of Teaching Israel in the Diaspora”


1 p.m.

(G) Dr. Rachel Adler, “Law, Miracles, Authority and Diversity in Jewish Life: The Oven of Achnai”

(G) Keynote Address: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Dan Halutz, “Israel’s Challenges”

(T) Roz Rothstein, “Hasbarah Training: How Teens can Stand Up for Israel”

2:15 p.m.

(G) Rabbi Brad Artson, “Almighty, No Way! Coming to Love the God We Already Know”

(G) Professor Leonardo Leiderman, “Israel and the Global Economy: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead”

(G) Dr. Raphael Zarum, “A God of Glass Wombs”

(T) Zeji Ojeri, “‘Land of Milk and Honey’ Film and Discussion”

3:30 p.m.

(G) Funkadyllic Folk Festival Featuring Seth Glass

With dedication to Nomi Levy, z”l; Sarah “Chacha” Rubinstein, z”l; Marty Wertlieb, z”l

G= General Audience Session

T= Teen Session

E= Educator Session


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