LimmudFest 2021 LimmudFest 2021
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Accessibility & Dignity: The Amazing Legacies of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks


Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum
London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS), Dean

Raphael is Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS), the educational heart of Anglo-Jewry. He lectures in Jewish education and new readings of ancient texts; as well as training teachers and rabbis. He has rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Sacks, a PhD in Theoretical Physics, an MA in Education and teaches across the globe.


Why are these two men so important for the Jewish people today? Without one the Talmud would be a closed book for most modern Jews, and without the other, the deep meaning of Jewish tradition and the potential of the Jewish people would be diminished. In this session, their lives, ideas, and achievements will be summarised and peppered with personal stories. Laugh, learn, cry and hope…

This session is sponsored by the Sherry & Alan Leventhal Center for Interfaith Families.