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Sunday, August 18 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
One Giant Leap: What’s the Next Disruptor?

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Whether it was the writing down of the Mishnah around 200 CE or the emergence of Hasidism in the 17th century, Judaism has experienced landmark moments which have irrevocably transformed the Jewish people.  In our 21st century dystopia, what aspects of Jewish life are ripe for disruption and  what might that next, big disruptor be?

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Amsellem

Wendy Amsellem

A Rabba who teaches Talmud and Jewish Law at Yeshivat Maharat, the first seminary to ordain Orthodox Women, Wendy also teaches at Pardes and Drisha. An alumnus of Harvard University, she received semicha from Yeshivat Maharat. She edits Maharat's Keren Journal and was a founding editor... Read More →
avatar for Irwin Kula

Irwin Kula

President of Clal, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership which works at the intersection of religion and innovation and the science of human flourishing, disruptive spiritual innovator, rogue thinker and author of the award-winning book, “Yearnings’, Irwin is... Read More →
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Daniel Taub

Israeli diplomat and international lawyer, Daniel served as the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 until 2015 and is currently Director of Strategy and Planning of the Yad Hanadiv (Rothschild) foundation. A former member of Israel's negotiation teams in the Israeli-Syrian... Read More →
avatar for Brett Lockspeiser

Brett Lockspeiser

Brett is the co-founder and chief technology officer of Sefaria, a non-profit organisation dedicated to creating the future of Torah. Sefaria makes Torah texts available to the world for free on its website and mobile apps in their original and in translation and creates tools and... Read More →
avatar for Eli Ovits

Eli Ovits

Eli is Chief Executive of Limmud. Representing Limmud in 42 countries, he supports the development of Limmud and its volunteers. He has lectured widely, working to combat extremism and strengthen our global Jewish community.


Sunday August 18, 2019 4:45pm - 5:45pm PDT
Room 8

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