Jerusalem Limmud FSU Festival: An Unqualified Success

November 19, 2013

Source: eJewish Philanthropy


The campus of Kiryat Moriah in Jerusalem was the setting this past weekend for a three-day Limmud FSU Festival. Over 800 young Russian-speaking Jews from Israel and around the world attended the festival which was held in cooperation with the Jerusalem Municipality, the Begin Heritage Center and the Hashava Company. The program included more than 120 lectures and workshops on fascinating art, culture, philosophy, religion and more.


Festival participants heard from leading dignitaries and lecturers including, Deputy Foreign Minister MK Ze’ev Elkin, Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, businessman, philanthropist and Limmud FSU International Steering Committee Chairman Matthew Bronfman, MK Ronen Hoffman, Prof. Amir Geva, Dr. Aviad Hacohen, CEO Hashava Company Dr. Israel Peleg, CEO Begin Heritage Center Herzl Makov, actress Helena Yaralova, Director Arthur Kogan, Ilan Shchori, singers Dorit Reuveni & Kozmo and musician Leonid Ptashka. The closing event included an unforgettable performance by leading musician Arkadi Duchin.


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Updated: Nov. 28, 2013