Birmingham, UK, 22/24 - 28 December 2017

Seminar Image (Photo Credit: Lucas Espinosa)


Looking to experience diverse Jewish learning, people and community? 
Let Yesod appreciate you @Limmud Festival 2017 UK!

Yesod is proud of the commitment and effort shown by Jewish community professionals and educators (JCPE) across Europe in developing and strengthening your communities every single day. We want to show our thanks by sponsoring up to 20 places at Limmud Festival 2017 UK for Jewish communal professionals and educators in Europe, taking time out for you to be inspired and enriched by the learning and networking opportunities at Limmud.

Limmud Festival is a phenomenal residential Jewish learning and networking opportunity with over 3,000 people and access to over 1,000 diverse Jewish topics and styles. Participate in the original, unique and biggest Limmud in the world, and meet Jewish professionals and activists from around the globe. From politics to performance, new approaches to Jewish texts, daily Chavruta learning, history, social action, community development and more. There is something for everyone!

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Who: Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe. Applicants must have a high level of English in order to fully participate in the festival as all sessions will be delivered in English.

This specific Yesod initiative is not open to those resident in the UK. Priority will be given to those who have not been to Limmud Festival before, did not receive Yesod sponsorship to Limmud in 2016, and are not currently taking part in a Yesod programme.

Are based in one of the following European countries: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey.

When: Sunday 24 – Thursday 28 December 2017 (You may also apply for the optional Shabbat Limmud taking place Friday 22 – Shabbat 23 December 2017 for which Yesod will cover the cost)

What: Yesod will sponsor participation for up to 20 people at Limmud Festival 2017 UK. Each place, valued at over GBP £500, includes accommodation (shared twin rooms in the Hilton hotel where the main programming will be), meals and access to the festival programme from either 22 or 24 -29 December 2017. Organised return Limmud transport is also included if you choose to use it from London or the airport to the festival . Participants may upgrade to a single room at their own cost, subject to availability, with direct payment made to Limmud.

Where: Pendigo Lake, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 (Close to Birmingham International Airport), UK.

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Yesod sponsored participants are required to take part in the following activities:

You will need to pay for your flight, visa costs and local travel costs in your country of origin. However, selection does not depend on your ability to cover flight costs and we want to ensure that financial difficulty does not prevent any successful applicants from participating. If you think that you will struggle to cover these costs, please complete the relevant questions on the application form and Yesod will contact you to discuss a travel subsidy if you are selected to take part.

Please note that applicants also intending to take part in Limmud festival as European Limmud volunteers will only be eligible to receive sponsorship from either Yesod or Limmud, not both.

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Applications are now closed.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

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