May 13, 2012
Kicking off Limmud FSU’s seventh year, Limmud FSU Princeton opened this past Friday afternoon just a short hop away from Princeton University. This, the first multi-day Limmud FSU event to take place in North America, brought 650 participants (including 50 kids) together for three days of Jewish learning and exploration. The program, geared to all ages and every perspective, was organized by volunteers from the U.S. Russian-speaking Jewish community and reflects the participants’ desire to maintain their Russian Jewish culture while living in the United States.
Speaking erev Shabbat, Rabbi “Shmuley” Boteach – a veteran of many Limmud programs around the world – described the atmosphere as “the warmest of any Limmud program” he has witnessed. Read more