Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, Rosh Yeshiva and CEO of Mechon Hadar in Manhattan, offers his view of what 21st Century Jewish life will look like and how Jews will self-identify. JBS’s exclusive coverage of Limmud FSU 2017 from the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY.

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Writer, educator and trans-activist at Columbia University, Abby Stein, uses her own personal experiences of being raised male in the Hasidic community to discuss a Jewish approach to transgender issues. From Limmud FSU 2017 in Rye Brook, NY.

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Students from the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, one of JNF’s premiere programs, describe their experiences working with JNF’s environmental initiatives and its building of underground shelters. From “S.E.E. Israel Conference” , co-sponsored by JCC Harrison, Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El, Temple Israel Center, Temple Israel of New Rochelle, Westchester Jewish […]

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Joy Ladin, Chair of the English Department at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, discusses her gender transition and how she found acceptance from her Jewish peers. A program of Limmud FSU 2017 from the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY.

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Dr. Rafael Medoff, founding director of the David Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, speaks on the staging of a Zionist play, A Flag is Born, which was used to raise funds and awareness for the Zionist cause in the years following World War II.

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Roger Cohen talks about the work of Sir Isaiah Berlin OM CBE FBA who was a Russian-British social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. He was an essayist, conversationalist, raconteur, and lecturer.

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His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Robert S. Tucker and Vincent Pitta are honored at the 2017 New York Board of Rabbis Humanitarian Awards Dinner. With Rabbi Joe Potasnik and hosted by Dave Price at the Pierre Hotel, NYC.

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Zvi Gitelman, Prof. of Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, discusses the various ways in which nationality and religion are used to describe Jews in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. From Limmud FSU 2017 at the Hilton Westchester.

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David Harris looks back at the 1967 6 Day War of 50 years ago and reviews Middle East history to suggest “What’s Next” for the future of Israel. From AJC Westchester/Fairfield’s Annual Gala Celebration of 2017 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in White Plains NY.

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At the Limmud FSU 2017 conference, folk Music Scholar and Musician Zisl Slepovitch discusses how Jews and Non-Jews of Eastern Europe characterized each other through humor and folk music. From the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY.

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