Can you taste it?

Limmud NY’s Taste Too

Tuesday, October 24
DOROT, 171 W. 85th Street (at Amsterdam Ave.)
Take the 1 to 86th and Broadway or the B/C to 86th and CPW
Jewfusion n. a fusing or melting together of all things Jewish
Limmud NY n. Jews of diverse backgrounds and all ages who have chosen to come together to celebrate Jewfusion
Taste Too n. another opportunity to become part of the Limmud NY community through food, reflection, text . . . and more
Limmud NY: Can you Taste it?
Join us for a small sampling of Limmud NY. Space is limited and on a first-come first-serve basis; RSVP to [email protected].
$5.00 suggested donation

Tasty Presenters & their Sessions

Efi Chalamish is currently a PhD candidate in International Law at University of Michigan and practices international business law with Latham & Watkins, LLP. Efi is also the International Association of Jewish Lawyers’ representative to the United Nations in New York and the Co-Chair of AJC ACCESS. He worked as a legal fellow at Human Rights Watch, North Africa and Middle East Division, during 2003, following his graduation of Masters in Law from University of Michigan.

  • Efi will lead a discussion on Israel after the war: the new rules

Judith Helfand is a Peabody award winning filmmaker, activist, and educator. She is currently a professor in New York University’s undergraduate film and television department and at work on a new “toxic comedy” about global warming. She speaks widely with her films, which are known for inspiring unlikely community and institutional partnerships and unique interdisciplinary opportunities. Judith is on Limmud NY’s Programming Team, helping to create a film track at this year’s conference.

  • Judith will share clips from her films relating to environmental issues and how the Jewish community can respond

Linda Lantos is a NY based chef/educator who is passionate about cooking & teaching others how to prepare health-supportive meals that enliven the senses, nourish the body, & are kind to the planet. Linda teaches at a number of venues throughout the city and provides private classes, catering, cooking parties and demonstrations. Linda is co-leader of this year’s Limmud NY Catering Team. Linda is also appearing at the Zeek’s fall launch party!

  • Linda will lead a cooking lesson, creating a fusion of Jewish foods

Elie Kaunfer is a 5th-year rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he recently completed an MA in liturgy. A Wexner Graduate Fellow, Elie is a co-founder of Kehilat Hadar. Elie has taught for the Wexner Heritage Foundation, the Dorot Foundation and Lishmah. He is a a founding board member of Limmud NY, and is a member of Synagogue 3000‘s working group on emergent sacred communities. He is a former corporate fraud investigator and analyst at Morgan Stanley. The Forward Newspaper recently named him one of 50 Top Jewish Leaders.

  • Elie will lead a text study entitled Confrontation and Compassion: Rabbi Eliezer’s Flirtation with Christianity

This year’s conference will be January 11-15, 2007 in the Catskills. Registration is now open. There is a $50 discount available to the first 100 participants who have never been to Limmud NY before, and scholarships are available for all participants from the New York area so register today!

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