LimmudLA Conference 2012 | Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
Friday, February 17 at 1:30pm – Sunday, February 19 at 10:00pm
New this year! Join us at 10:30am Friday for intensive Pre-Conference Workshops
These optional learning sessions that will be offered at no additional charge.
A Jewish celebration of life and learning, LimmudLA Conference 2012 offers over 100 presenters and 150 sessions ranging from Talmud to psychology, pop culture to Bible, and drama to Israeli politics. Sprinkled throughout are concerts, films, comedy, art, yoga, and many other learning opportunities. No matter your beliefs or customs, there is a topic in each session block for everyone. LimmudLA attracts some of the most acclaimed Jewish thinkers, artists and activists in the world. It also offers you the opportunity to experience new or undiscovered talent from our own Los Angeles community. Diversity is more than just a buzzword for us. Jews of every background, lifestyle and age attend and present.
We Heard You, and Conference 2012 Is…
More Affordable: You want less pressure on your budget. LimmudLA conference is now only $425 per person!*
More Innovative: You want new learning opportunities. Registration includes intensive, pre-conference workshops on Friday morning, and innovative, interactive learning experiences throughout Conference.
Still LimmudLA: You want the "LimmudLA Experience," and you will get it. We'll be serving up a wonderful blend of Judaism, community and friendship in a warm, welcoming environment. Plus special guest artists, a lively Shabbat celebration, late night café, and programming for families, teens and children, too!
Some of the presenters we've confirmed thus far:
Shmuley Boteach Rabbi, author, columnist. Michael J. Broyde Professor of Law and Religion. Nathan Lopes Cardozo Rabbi, lecturer and author. Sharon Cohen Anisfeld Dean, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. David Cygielman Founder of Moishe House. Marc Michael Epstein Professor of Religion and the Arts. Alisa Fineman Singer, songwriter. Lisa Fishman Singer, actress, songwriter and recording artist. Everett Fox Director, Clark University program in Jewish Studies. Konstanty Gebert Author, journalist, specialist on Polish-Jewish relations. Zvi Hirschfield Rabbi, full-time faculty member, Pardes Institute in Jerusalem. Kirtan Rabbi Rabbi, musician who weaves traditional Jewish liturgy into call-and-response chant. Amir Magal Artist. Rori Picker Neiss Religious pluralism expert. Monica Piper Comedian. Sara Yoheved Rigler Lecturer on Jewish spirituality and relationships. Golan Rise Director. Ronda Spinak Artistic Director, Jewish Women's Theatre. Y-Love with Diwon Award-winning inspirational hip-hop artist.
Here's What Else Is Brewing...
The learning experience is a supremely democratic model of Jewish education. Our format allows you to immerse yourself or dip in as much as you choose. The learning, in all the ways it unfolds, is nonstop, inspiring and invigorating. Want to learn more? Browse through past conferences and see what it's all about.
Conference isn't only about formal sessions and performances. We're planning a whole host of social events so you'll have the best time possible. Conference provides for the learning needs of all ages, with dynamic sessions for families, kids and teens.
LimmudLA is an experience unlike any other, a place run on 100% volunteer power and where anyone can be a teacher. Design your own experience, expand your Jewish perspective and connect with new friends from a whole range of backgrounds. Interested in volunteering with LimmudLA? Email us to learn more about volunteer opportunities.
There's a lot to look forward to in this year's program — old favorites, as well as some exciting new innovations.
*Based on double occupancy
LimmudLA's 2012 Conference has been generously funded by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.