LimmudLA Sunday

Turn an ordinary Sunday into an extraordinary Sunday!

August 9, 2009
10 AM – 4 PM
LimmudLA’s Make Your Own Sunday is an extraordinary opportunity to share ideas and shmooze with people from across the Jewish communities of LA.
Choose from four different sessions each hour led by a diverse group of creative artists, scholars, and community leaders from the greater LA area, including:
David Bubis – executive director of JTN Productions
Lisa Edwards – rabbi and spiritual leader of Beth Chayim Chadashim
Rob Eshman editor-in-chief of The Los Angeles Jewish Journal
Reuven Firestone – professor of medieval Judaism and Islam at HUC
Leah Hochman – professor of Jewish thought at HUC
Ron Jacobson – former west coast bureau chief for Israel’s national television network
Jonathan Klein – executive director of CLUE-LA
Zoe Klein – rabbi and spiritual leader of Temple Isaiah
Eli Lester – creator and teacher of kabbalistic drumming
Naomi Levy – rabbi and spiritual leader of Nashuva
Monica Osborne – professor of Jewish American fiction at UCLA
Cindy Rosenberg – practitioner of spiritual yoga and oriental medicine
Shlomo Seidenfeld – director of Isralight LA
Sara Tanz – choreographer and dance/movement instructor

Ruth Weisberg – dean at USC’s Gayle Garner Roski School of Fine Arts
Sam Yebri – founder and president of 30 Years After
And more!
Sunday, August 9, 2009
10 AM – 4 PM
Followed by ice cream and open music jam session
Drinks, snacks, and boxed lunch provided

Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA
574 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

$50 per person. Please note that, unlike at the LimmudLA Annual Conference, childcare and children’s programming will not be provided. Parking fees are not included.

Space is limited! Register now for yourself, your family, and your friends at!

About Luke Ford

Raised a Seventh-Day Adventist at Avondale College in Australia, Luke Ford moved to California in 1977. He graduated from Placer High School in 1984, reported the news at KAHI/KHYL radio for three years, attended Sierra College and UCLA, was largely bedridden by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for six years, and converted to Judaism in 1993. From 1997-2007, Luke made his living from blogging. Living by Beverly Hills (, he now teaches the Alexander Technique (moving the way the body likes to move). Lessons cost $100 each and last about 45 minutes. In 2011, Luke completed a three-year teaching course at the Alexander Training Institute of Los Angeles. His personal Alexander Technique website is Luke is the author of five books, including: » The Producers: Profiles in Frustration » Yesterday’s News Tomorrow: Inside American Jewish Journalism
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