Limmud Colorado 2013

Thank you to all our volunteers for an amazing Limmud Colorado 2013 Conference!

2013 Presenters

Engage and learn with dynamic presenters, including: 

  • Tamee Albrecht: CU Boulder environmental studies advisor and yoga instructor 
  • Hal Aqua: Musician and Jewish community educator 
  • Yoni Ashar: Neuroscience graduate student at CU Boulder
  • Caryn Aviv: Jewish studies scholar and associate director of Judaism Your Way 
  • Sariel Beckenstein: Storyteller and founder of Weave Your Story 
  • Siona Benjamin: Artist originally from Bombay, of Bene Israel descent 
  • Kathryn Bernheimer: Director of Menorah: Arts, Culture and Education at the Boulder JCC
  • Howard Boigon: attorney and immediate past Colorado chair of AIPAC
  • Stephen Booth-Nadav: Rabbi and founder of Wisdom House Denver 
  • Dianne Cohler-Esses: First female Rabbi from the Syrian Jewish community
  • Larry Cohler- Esses:  Assistant managing editor of the Forward
  • Rafi Daugherty: Keshet's Colorado Community Organizer  
  • Gregg Drinkwater: Writer and LGBT Jewish community leader 
  • Jennie Feiger
  • Ruthie Gelfarb: Rabbi, educator and retired navy chaplain  
  • Jane Gerber: Historian and leading expert on Sephardic Jewry  
  • Bernard Gerson: Rabbi of Congregation Rodef Shalom, Denver 
  • Sue Parker Gerson: Director of Education at Colorado Agency for Jewish Education
  • Sara Gilbert: Rabbi of Beth Israel Congregation, Greeley  
  • Susan Glairon
  • Gavriel Goldfeder: Rabbi of Bouler's Aish Kodesh synagogue 
  • Phil Goodstein: Author, historian and expert on Denver and Colorado history
  • Benjamin Greenberg: Rabbi of the Denver Synagogue, BMH-BJ
  • Salomon Gruenwald: Associate Rabbi of Congregation HEA Denver
  • Chaim Hames: Historian from Israel's Ben Gurion University  
  • Henoch Dov Hoffman: Rabbi and educator 
  • Sari Horovitz: Mizel Museum
  • Naomi Jacobs: Teacher and scholar of ancient Judaism
  • Deanne Kapnik: Mizel Museum  
  • Hannah Kapnik: Jewish educator and birth doula  
  • Emily Kieval: Director of Denver Yachad, working with children and adults with disabilities and special needs 
  • Asher Klein: Rabbi of Denver's DAT Minyan  
  • Sally (Shulamit) Klein: Sacred chant facilitator and teacher
  • Sarah Kornhauser: Hazon  
  • Aharon Ariel Lavi: Founder of Nettiot Mission-Driven Communities 
  • Libby Lenkinski: Western U.S. Field Director of the New Israel Fund, former Director of International Relations of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel  
  • Evette Luttman: Rabbi of B'nai Havurah: The Colorado Jewish Reconstructionist Federation
  • Alexander Maller: Author and retired professor of architecture and urban design 
  • Manuel Martin:  Ph.D. in Physics and independent researcher on Spanish Inquisition 
  • Roger Martinez: Scholar of history of medieval and early-modern Spain and history professor at UCCS
  • Susan Marcus
  • Danielle Menditch: We Make the Place: Exploring Businesses that Build Strong Communities 
  • Kristian Miccio: Law professor at the University of Denver
  • Dafna Michealson: Founder of the Journey Institute  
  • Becky O'Brien: Hazon  
  • Van-Troi Perozo
  • Julia Rakhimova: Bukharian Jewish singer, dancer and performer
  • Debra Rappaport: Rabbi of B'nai Vail Congregation
  • Josh Rose: Senior Rabbi of Congregation Har HaShem, Boulder  
  • Bobbie Rosenberg
  • Michael Salamon: Orthodox psychologist and expert on Jewish ethics  
  • David Sanders: Director of Kabbalah Experience  
  • Bruce Shaffer: Boulder-based writer, photographer and attorney  
  • David Shneer: Louis P. Singer Chair in Jewish History and director of Program in Jewish Studies, CU Boulder  
  • Jim Shneer
  • Marc Soloway: Rabbi of Congregation Bonai Shalom, Boulder
  • Joan Wallis: Moving Traditions  
  • Seth Ward: Program in Religious Studies, University of Wyoming 
  • Carol Kozak Ward: Founder and Music Director of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale
  • Yael Weinstein: Florence Melton Adult Mini-School
  • Sharon Weiss-Greenberg: Ph.D. candidate in Jewish education at NYU and staff member of Yeshivat Maharat
  • Evan Weissman: Denver-based actor, activist and part of the award-wining team behind BuntportTheater Company
  • Carlos Zarur: Ph.D. Candidate on Sephardic/Mizrahi/Mustarabi Studies
  • David Zucker: Rabbi and Community Chaplan

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