As these details won’t be in the Limmud handbook… and as there are 10 places for online viewers… please pass on details of this session to anyone who may be interested!
Around the World in 8(0) Webcams – Monday 26th December – 18.40-19.50 (GMT)
Joining Limmud conference, via webcam, for this session only are a diverse group from all over the world. Ready to answer your questions and give their opinions. Those at Limmud can participate and ask questions in Ram 3, there are also 10 spaces for people not at Limmud who want to join and participate online. Please tweet me @nstone if you want to join.
Participants: (short bios)
Nina Price – Boston, USA. Director of Jewish Learning Connections at the Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston. She has participated in a variety of fellowship experiences including the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows, the Senior Educators Program at Hebrew University, and the Wexner Graduate Fellowship
Rabbi Stanley Davids – Jerusalem, Israel (and Atlanta, USA)
Honorary Chairman of the State of Israel Bonds Rabbinic Cabinet. Rabbi Davids is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Executive Committee of the World Zionist Organization
Ian Samuel – Melbourne, Australia
Retired solicitor, specialising in banking and finance as well as not for profit organisations. Now an activist for Progressive Judaism, Zionism and disability issues.
Ruth Ouazana – Israel (originally Paris)
Ruth Ouazana, founder of Limoud in France, has been representative for 7 years of the Jewish French scouts worldwide, and is both an active zionist and an active peacemaker. She is very passionate about the relations of the Jews and Israelis to their own identity, and their relationship with other communities…
Emmanuel Bismuth – Strasbourg, France
Taught economics and management for nearly five years in Strasbourg now specialising in new technologies, pedagogy and e-learning.
Daniel Abrahamsen Kohn – Oslo, Norway
On the board of the Oslo Jewish community with responsibility of kindergarden, communications and website. Expecting first child in January with his wife Leoni. Trained engineer working in sales.
Sandy Behar – Istanbul, Turkey
Sandy is a student at Ulus Jewish school in Istanbul and active as a madrich in one of the local Jewish youth movements.
Sara Herczy?ska – Warsaw, Poland
Sara is a member of the Polish Jewish youth organisation ZOOM and active in the Jewish community.
Victoria Godik, Kiev, Ukraine
EUJS Vice President, UUJS chairperson. Organized the “Fact. Fiction. Propaganda” international seminar in Kiev, multinational ethnographical expeditions in the framework of “Save the Memory” Lo-Tishkach & Genesis Philanthropic Group project, the “Lost Luggage” All-Ukrainian ethnographical memory photo exhibition, “Atoms of Remeberance”, “Jews 2.0”, “Jewish Living Library” and other projects of EUJS and UUJS.
Victoria is Alumnus of the Israel Connect European Programm and a presenter at Limmud FSU, Limmud Ukraine and Limmud Baltics
Chairing the room at Limmud: David Cohen – UK/Australia/Israel – Co-Chair of Israel Connect, the young professionals wing of the ZF. A native of Australia and a recipient of the prestigious Herzl prize for services to Zionism. David is also a founding partner of the Asquith Israel Merchant Bank.
Chairing the online room: Daniel Needlestone – UK/Norway – A technology, e-learning and education evangelist. He has an MA in technology in education and was a school teacher specialising in e-learning and computing. Daniel will be presenting virtually from Norway where he moved this year.