Preparing for a Mifgash (inter-cultural encounter): Tips for Good Practice

One of the most effective, and widespread, tools for Peoplehood Education is the Mifgash – an encounter between two different populations. Interacting in a positive way with people who are different from ourselves is a powerful educational tool that helps us expand our horizons, and reflect on our own identities. But not all mifgashim are…

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Interview with David Hoffman, Chair of Limmud International By Helena Miller (immediate past co-Chair, Limmud International)

David, could you start by explaining (briefly!) the enormous growth of Limmud world-wide in the past 7 years? Limmud, for those who don’t know, is an organisation which runs Jewish educational events. These are cross-communal and non-denominational – we tend to use this word rather than pluralist to avoid giving an impression that Limmud has…

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