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Friday, December 20
 

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Saturday, December 21
 

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Sunday, December 22
 

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Monday, December 23
 

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'The Story of the Jews' - revisited (2 of 4) Sci 8 A journalist under apartheid: what it was like Ram 1 A time for everything: how the Jewish calendar can help you to declutter your life Rootes Chancellors 1 Alphabet meditation from the Kabbalah (2 of 2) Soc 8 (HaMakom) Elephant in the room, children in the Shul Ram 8 Everything you didn't know you wanted to know about medieval Jewish philosophy: the nature of God (2 of 4) Sci 4 Flaschenbriefe - letters from the Berlin Post 1941-44 Sci 1 God's Voice everywhere: a serious conversation about the efficacy of prayer and whether or not God is listening Ram 2 Guns in the classroom: the curse of Yoav Sci 3 Limmud-Paideia cafe of Ideas: which ideas in Judaism do you find most problematic? (2 of 3) Ram 3 Making a home in two places (or more) at once: the joys and oys of transnational family life Ram 7 Poetry to delight the senses - a special Limmud reading Ram 5 Revolutionising adult Jewish education one click at a time: Jewish Food For Thought, the animated series - gratitude and envy Sci 2 Texts on ageing Sci 5 The audacity and beauty of multi-cultural education Soc 4 The children's service survival guide Sci 7 The neuroscience of teshuva: neuroplasticity & personal change (2 of 4) Ram 4 The official Limmud treasure hunt SU Copper Rooms 2 The road to now: musical stepping stones Arts - Ensemble The shrew, femme fatale, prima donna, and whore: four Talmudic heroines (1 of 4) Soc 1 The sustainability question for tiny Jewish communities across Europe Soc 3 The war on women in Israel (1 of 4) Soc 2 Policing the borders of Judaism: idolatry (2 of 4) (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) Teshuva in thought and law: the comparative innovations of Rabbis Kook and Soloveitchik (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) UK Jewish Film: 'Shtisel' (Double Session) Arts - Cinema

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Tuesday, December 24
 

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'The Story of the Jews' - revisited (3 of 4) Sci 8 Beyond the shtetlesphere: Jewish journalism in the digital age Ram 1 Five challenges facing the Jewish People Sci 5 Funny, you don't look Jewish - the big questions we need to ask about our tribe Ram 3 HaRav Ovadia Yosef - a sage misunderstood? Hum 1 Homeopathy in Jewish life (1 of 2) Sci 7 How does an Orthodox Jewish secondary school fully integrate non-Jewish students? Ram 7 Jewish heritage routes in Europe: how to best preserve our heritage. Soc 2 Niggunim, Carlebach and African melody mashup Soc 8 (HaMakom) Not your bubby's candlesticks - reinventing/reviving ritual with the help of contemporary art and objects Ram 4 Nullifications of lists and candidates for the Knesset as a legal tool for political goals Soc 7 Popular music and politics in the Middle East (2 of 4) Soc 3 Shattered in Syria: salvation in Safed Sci 2 Ten (at least) commandments for raising funds for good causes Sci 1 The creative solutions needed for building a bilingual, bi-cultural educational framework Soc 6 The economics of the 'cottage cheese war' Sci 4 The Hidden Holocaust: new information from geophysics and archaeology Soc 1 The legend of the Lodz Ghetto children Hum 2 The recovering of a lost memory Soc 4 What we know and what we think we know about Jewish teenagers today? Sci 3 Who killed the rabbi? Ram 8 Confronting boycotts, anti-Zionism, and delegitimisation; what can we do? Ram 5 Improvisation with an Israeli twist Ram 2 Limmud Breakfast Show... now with Breakfast (1 of 2) Rootes Chancellors 1

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'Wagner and Israel' revisited: the case for and against Soc 2 A bridge over troubled waters - can a cross denominational mikveh work? Soc 7 A prophet for the 21st century: Israel Mattuck, Britain's first Liberal rabbi Soc 3 Being a mensch in marriage: what neuroscience and relationship science can teach us about nurturing long-term love (3 of 4) Ram 4 Everything you didn't know you wanted to know about medieval Jewish philosophy: prophecy and revelation (3 of 4) Sci 4 God's Voice everywhere: finding ourselves in God Ram 2 Is Israel the new apartheid? Sci 8 Jumba live! (1 of 2) Rootes Chancellors 1 Making music holy (prayer, text, & music) - the challenge of creating new synagogue music Arts - Ensemble Mind & soul: When should halacha be lenient? Sci 3 Shalom chant (2 of 2) Soc 8 (HaMakom) Should the Jewish diaspora have a political role in Israel's future? Arts - Conference The illuminated haggadot of Ashkenaz Sci 2 The shrew, femme fatale, prima donna, and whore: four Talmudic heroines (2 of 4) Soc 1 Warrant for regicide? The Story of Ehud and Eglon in history, literature, and art Sci 5 When talking is not enough: interfaith prayer Sci 7 Why Abraham Killed Isaac Ram 3 Withdrawal of life support in the Talmud and beyond Ram 5 Zimmun - what's it all about? Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) A Torah guide to conflict resolution Ram 1 Merkava Mentors presents: 'Soul Spark' - a Jewish songwriting camp (Double Session) SU Copper Rooms 2 Policing the borders of Judaism: the rebellious elder (3 of 4) (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) UK Jewish Film: 'Regina' (63 mins) (Double Session) Arts - Cinema

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'Thistle do nicely.' A humourous look at the stunning wild flowers of Israel Sci 7 A light unto the nations or all talk and no action? Soc 7 All the King's women - Abigail Sci 8 Darwin and Freud - the end of religion? (Or the start of a conversation?) Soc 2 Diving under the surface: exploring Jonah with Rashi and his colleagues (1 of 3) Soc 3 Erich Fromm: a radical humanistic reinterpretation of Judaism Sci 5 Euthanasia: A time to die? Ram 5 Fly on EAJL's wings - learning to lead prayer. Focus: Ma'ariv l'chol and the shiva minyan Ram 2 Food and spirituality: asceticism or delight? Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) HaMakom Open Space Sessions: a Sanctuary at Limmud Soc 8 (HaMakom) Jewish dating Ram 8 Keshet UK inclusivity training (2 of 3) Ram 7 Limmud International: engaging partners and establishing boundaries (2 of 3) Sci 2 Looking back, looking forward: Lots's wife and daughters Soc 1 Natan Sharansky: this is your life Ram 1 People of the Nook: the faces of 21st century Jewish writing Arts - Conference Reggae Zion SU Copper Rooms 2 Sing a new song - group singing workshop Arts - Ensemble Talmud live! Arts - Studio The 'impurity' of the 'purity of arms' myth Sci 4 The ever changing American synagogue 1.0 and 2.0 (1 of 2) Sci 3 The importance of Israel for diaspora Jewry Ram 3 The modern (Jewish) family Ram 4 Torah stitch by stitch workshop Soc 9 A radical reading of Maimonides' Guide to the Perplexed (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) Skills for telling stories to children (Double Session) Rootes Chancellors 1

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Wednesday, December 25
 

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40 years ago: remembering the Yom Kippur War Sci 7 A Christian chuppah, ketubah, and mezzuzah: when non-Jews adopt Jewish customs Ram 3 A meeting of worlds - the Holocaust and us Hum 2 Chassidic meditation: the Piaseczno Rabbi's way (4 of 4) Soc 8 (HaMakom) Dan goes to Camp, Kate plays football, Jo stays at home: provision for Jewish youth in the UK - a JLC-UJIA Commission Ram 7 Dreams and hopes for the Galil: the establishment of a new medical school Ram 5 Introducing Nechamah Goldman - feminism challenges the female and male roles in traditional Judaism Ram 4 Israel-Diaspora relations today: are we still dependent on one another? Ram 1 Israel: one land many narratives (3 of 3) Hum 1 It's more than a game: the power of experiential Jewish education Sci 3 Jewish Romania over the past five years Sci 1 Neither Romans nor proselytes: the role of non-Jews in the renewal of European Jewish culture Soc 6 Number crunching the Jewish future Sci 8 Open choir for all and advanced choir (4 of 4) SU Copper Rooms 1 Popular music and politics in the Middle East (3 of 4) Soc 3 Scripture on the silver screen: the birth of Jesus in history and film (3 of 4) Soc 2 Settling the debate? A roundtable on the past, present and future of the Israeli settler movement Sci 4 The Israeli military correspondent: between patriotism, cynicism and Israelism Ram 2 The Israeli Supreme Court - is it really the gatekeeper of Israeli democracy? Soc 1 What was a pogrom? Sci 5 Limmud Breakfast Show... now with Breakfast (2 of 2) Rootes Chancellors 1

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A taste of 'Kohenet' Soc 8 (HaMakom) Collecting Judaica SU Limmud Central Controversy hats and conscience doughnuts: creative approaches to responding to prejudice Ram 5 Everything you didn't know you wanted to know about medieval Jewish philosophy: what is free will and is it worth having? (4 of 4) Sci 4 Fail to budget, budget to fail? Let's budget for success instead! Ram 7 Famous Sephardi women in history Soc 6 Images of Esther in midrash, exegesis, and art Sci 5 Introduction to Hagit Yaso SU Copper Rooms 2 Is the Kindle kosher? Soc 3 Israel today: our shared future Ram 1 Jewish art and archaeology: new controversies Sci 8 Jumba live! (2 of 2) Rootes Chancellors 1 Middle Eastern instruments in Israeli music as a bridge between cultures Ram 8 Og: the last giant Sci 3 Personal emotion, national growth: expressing the emotions of the women's texts of the Bible. Soc 2 Turning the text inside out: modern Jewish thinkers read the Bible (2 of 3) Ram 3 'Honour your father and your mother': a family therapist explores the Fifth Commandment (4 of 4) Ram 2 God's Voice everywhere: hearing the Voice Ram 4 Menachem Begin's birth centennial - a retrospective Sci 7 The shrew, femme fatale, prima donna, and whore: four Talmudic heroines (3 of 4) Soc 1 Why are Holocaust jokes so funny in Israel? Sci 2 Blurring the boundaries: Islamic and Jewish views of heretics, apostates and innovators (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) Policing the borders of Judaism: Karaites (4 of 4) (Double Session) Soc 5 (Beit Midrash) UK Jewish Film: 'Melting Away' (86 mins) (Double Session) Hum 1

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Thursday, December 26
 

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