Harrow Limmud are excited that with just a few weeks to our event we can announce further information about presenters and other aspects of the evening:
Saturday night 9 March 2019 – 7.15pm – 11pm.
at a new larger venue in central Harrow (Harrow College, by Harrow on the Hill station ), with easy access by tube, overground and bus (plus plenty of parking!).
The evening will be packed with:
- A selection of short format and longer sessions from amazing presenters (see below).
- “Posh Nosh” and a bar serving soft and alcoholic drinks
- A great atmosphere.
Tickets: £15 per person, £10 student price. (Must show student ID at registration)
Tickets are selling fast so to avoid disappointment Book your place now!
Presenters confirmed include:
Robi Damelin and Bassam Aramin from the Parents’ Circle in Israel and Palestine – Transformation from hatred to Reconciliation
Luke Akehurst, a former member of Labour’s NEC – How did the Labour Party get into such a mess over Israel, Jews and antisemitism?
Olivia Marks-Woldman and Eric Murangwa – Commemorating recent genocides: in conversation with a survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda
Merphie Bubis from Breaking the Silence – Soldiers’ testimonies from the occupied territories
Rafi Zarum – The Godless Megillah
Clive Lawton – The People of the Book?
Ben Levy – The Magic of Jews You Never Knew
Rachel Kolsky – To The Booth, To The Gallery
David Hirsh – author of ‘Contemporary Left Antisemitism’ – Contemporary Left Antisemitism and the new populism
Richard Verber – How to curse a witch: a practical guide
Robin Moss – Three Israeli Wars (without any actual fighting!)
Jonathan Romain – More Confessions of a Rabbi
Barry Kleinberg – Universalism in Jewish Thought
Hannah Weisfeld of Yachad – The West Bank – where is it and what does it look like?
Lee Wax – Domestic violence & abuse does not happen in the Jewish Community
David Finlay – Songs of peace, songs of love
Aaron Goldstein – Count Jews In, Not Out
Izzy Posen – Judaism, Heresy and Free Speech
Rachel Rose Reid – Sing the Night In: Maariva Aravim
Mia Hasenson-Gross of René Cassin – MARVEL(lous) Jewish Superheroes
Stephen Ogin – Yiddish songs, both old and new, with the “London Yiddish Ukulele Group”
Melvyn Hartog – Talking About Death Will Not Kill You
Adrian Cohen – Paleo-hebrew: its signifiance in jewish history and its relevance today
Tony Zendle – Jews and jazz
Edwin Lucas – The Yellow Candle honours individuals who did not make it
Philip Rosenberg – Antisemitism, Brexit, Corbyn: An ABC of Jewish Public Policy.