LimmudFest 2021 LimmudFest 2021

Speakers

Presenters

Aaron Ahlquist

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
Regional Director

Arnie Fielkow

Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans
CEO

Broderick Bagert

Together New Orleans
Organizer

Dani Levine

Avodah
National Program Director

Dena Borman

Yoga with Dena
Owner/ Founder

Dr. Golan Moskowitz

Tulane University
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Catherine and Henry J. Gaisman Faculty Fellow

Dr. Jason Gaines

Tulane University
Professor of Jewish Studies

Dr. Josh Parshall

Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL)
Director of the History Department

Dr. Naomi Yavneh Klos

Loyola University of New Orleans
Professor of Languages and Cultures

Hadar Cohen

Feminism All Night
Founder

Jessica Rosenberg

Rising Tide Open Waters Mikveh Network
Director

Julie Schwartz

Jewish Family Services,Teen Life Counts
Volunteer

Laura Stein

Dancing Grounds
co-founder, Executive Director

Lauren Gehman

Metairie Park Country Day School
Head of the Counseling Department

Lynne Wasserman

Avodah
Board Chair

Meryl Zimmerman

Shir Chadash
Education Director

Mitchell Barak

KEEVOON Research
Founder

Natalie Cohen

IMA
Founder, Chef

Nichole Valenzuela

Jewish Family Services,Teen Life Counts
Program Manager

Nora Katz

Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL)
Director of Heritage and Interpretation

Rabba Yaffa Epstein

Wexner Heritage Program
Director

Rabbi Bob Loewy

Gates of Prayer Synagogue
Rabbi Emeritus

Rabbi David Gerber

Gates of Prayer Synagogue
Senior Rabbi

Rabbi Deborah Silver

Shir Chadash
Spiritual Leader

Rabbi Debra Kassoff

Hebrew Union Congregation
Rabbi

Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum

London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS)
Dean

Rabbi Josh Pernick

Beth Israel NOLA

Rabbi Lexi Erdheim

Gates of Prayer Synagogue
Assistant Rabbi

Rachel Lazarus Erikson

Jewish Family Services
Director of Clinical Services

Shoshana Madick

Avodah
Jewish Professional

Vanessa Harper

@lechlechallah

Lonnie Zarum Schaffer

Limmud NOLA
Board President

Leslie Goldberg

Limmud NOLA
Chairperson, LimmudFest

Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh

B'nai Israel
Rabbi

Rabbi Barry Weinstein

Temple Sinai, Lake Charles
Rabbi

Rabbi Sydni Rubinstein

Agudath Achim
Rabbi

Rabbi Todd Silverman

Touro Synagogue
Associate Rabbi and Director of Life-Long Learning

Happie Hoffman

Temple Israel, Memphis
Cantorial Soloist