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Limmud NY 2019 Conference (Friday, February 15 – Monday, February 18, 2019)


Limmud NY 2019 is a collaboration with our anchor partners to create this exciting new event: Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Hadar, Hillel, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, The Jewish Theological Seminary and Camp Ramah. Together we will bring you a festival that celebrates the rich diversity of Jewish culture, life and learning through text study, music, art, hands-on-workshops, film, performances and more.

The weekend begins at Romemu (165 W.105 St, New York, NY 10025) for a festive Shabbat dinner and learning. We then move to Congregation Rodeph Sholom (7 W. 83rd St., New York, NY 10024) for our end of Shabbat programming including a Havdalah service, performances and a variety of learning opportunities. Our conference continues on Sunday at Congregation Rodeph Sholom for a day-long festival of Jewish culture, learning, celebration and fun. The learning continues on Monday at Congregation Rodeph Sholom with a special Limmud track: Happiness and Healing Resources in Jewish Life.

Overview


All events will take place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, with the exception of Friday night’s program at Romemu Manhattan.

All prices are per person, per day, and unless otherwise noted, do not include meals or snacks:


Friday Evening, February 15 (8:00pm):

Shabbat dinner at Romemu on the Upper West Side followed by a learning session. The evening continues with a tisch (yiddish for “table”), the Hasidic custom of gathering around a table to share songs, stories, meaningful words and refreshments.

Adult/Student: $50
Child: $18
Baby: Free

Dinner will be strictly kosher. Limmud NY adheres to traditional Shabbat observance at programs that cater to the entire Limmud NY community and requests that you do not use electronic devices or musical instruments on Friday evening.


Saturday Evening, February 16 (7:30pm):

An inspiring goodbye to Shabbat and re-entry into the week. The program includes a community Havdallah service, performances, dessert, and lots of sessions to choose from. Children are welcome, however, childcare will not be available.

Adult: $30 early bird; $40 regular
Student: $20 early bird; $25 regular
Child: $5
Baby/Toddler: Free


Sunday, February 17 (8:30 am):

A day-long festival of Jewish culture, learning, celebration and fun for hundreds of people of all ages and backgrounds. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase at the shuk.

Adult: $60 early bird; $75 regular
Full-time Student, middle school and beyond: $35 early bird; $40 regular
Child: 3 years old through 5th grade: $15 (includes snack)
Baby/Toddler, 6 months up to 3 years: $15

Camp Limmud NY: Limmud NY is thrilled to partner once again with Ramah Day Camp in Nyack and Camp Ramah in the Berkshires to offer Camp Ramah at Limmud NY for children 3 years old through 5th grade.

Babysitting: Childcare will be available for children 6 months old up to 3 years of age. Limmud NY will close registration for babysitting when capacity is reached.


Monday Morning, February 18 (9:00am):

A special half day intensive program “Happiness and Healing Resources in Jewish Life.” The purpose is to support our community by sharing Jewish practices, texts, and values that can contribute to ongoing health and happiness, and resilience for coping in times of stress.

Adult: $25 early bird; $30 regular
Student: $15 early bird; $20 regular

Babysitting and Camp Limmud NY will not be offered on Monday.


All sales are non-refundable and final. Limmud NY does not make exceptions to this policy, even in the event of illness or inclement weather.


Locations


Friday Evening: Romemu

165 W. 105th St.
New York, NY 10025

Saturday Evening, Sunday, and Monday: Congregation Rodeph Sholom

7 W 83rd St
New York, NY 10024


Volunteer


Limmud NY encourages everyone to take on a volunteer role, either as a member of one of the conference planning teams, and/or volunteering at the conference. At its heart, Limmud NY is a community built on active participation, where hundreds of people are both participant and volunteer and you’ll be joining the dedicated cohort of volunteers who make the conference happen. Sign Up Here