Category Archives: Limmud

What Is The Future Of LimmudLA?

Is LimmudLA primarily a four-day weekend in Costa Mesa every February? Or will it become a trans-denominational force in Los Angeles bringing Jews of every stripe together on a regular basis? Is LimmudLA primarily a retreat or a movement? There … Continue reading

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Homosexuality And Orthodox Judaism

From my coverage of this past weekend’s LimmudLA: Sunday. Feb. 14, 2010. 4 p.m. Judaism and Homosexuality: An Orthodox Conversation Many assume that Orthodox leaders are uniformly unwelcoming of gays and lesbians, but Orthodox communities are far from monolithic. Join … Continue reading

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Seeds In The Wind

David Suissa writes in the Jewish Journal: This is a time of year that I dread, when I have to write about my three days at LimmudLA, a smorgasbord of everything Jewish. It’s like trying to squeeze 10 or 12 … Continue reading

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LimmudLA 2010

I hope Heaven will be one long LimmudLA. Here’s my story this year: Jan. 29. I got sick. Jan. 31. The healing begins. Feb. 7. I return to yoga for the first time in 11 days. “Perfect,” I think. “I … Continue reading

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A Taste Of LimmudLA

Sunday afternoon, his mood swings with the fortunes of the Dallas Cowboys at the New York Giants. Dallas goes up 10-0. “They’re blowing ’em out!” he thinks. “I can afford another semester of Alexander Technique. Just borrow a bit of … Continue reading

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