Register Early For LimmudLA 2010


1,000 Jews. 250 Choices. 1 Weekend.
LimmudLA Conference 2010.

Registration for LimmudLA’s 2010 Conference is open!
Conference 2010 will be February 12 -15 at the Costa Mesa Hilton. Register early for the best prices!

Presenter Deadline Coming Up
Last year at Conference we had over 100 volunteer presenters! If you would like to present a session at this year’s Conference, you must submit a presenter application through our online registration at Presenter forms are due by November 15.

Don’t let cost keep you from coming to Conference!
Scholarships are available – apply when you register for Conference at  Don’t put it off – the deadline for scholarship application is October 31.

Tomorrow – Join fellow Limmud’niks at LimmudLA’s Happy Hour
Great martinis and conversations will both flow at this happy hour for LA Jews hungry for a little LimmudLA. Lola’s is famous for their specialty martinis and budget-friendly happy hour, so come out and join us on Thursday, October 15 between 6:30 and 8:30 PM at Lola’s, 945 N. Fairfax in West Hollywood.

Look Who’s Coming to Conference!
We already have many exciting presenters lined up! Here’s just a small sample of presenters you’ll be seeing in February:

  • Irving “Yitz” Greenberg – Scholar, mentor, seminal thinker in Holocaust studies, Jewish-Christian relations

  • Blu Greenberg – Co-founder of Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, engager of interfaith dialogue

  • Houman Sarchar – Director of Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History

  • Mel Konner – Author of The Jewish Body and Unsettled, Anthropology of the Jews

  • Anat Hoffman – Israeli advocate for civil rights and religious pluralism, founder of Women of the Wall

  • Yoni Gordis – Executive Director for Center for Leadership Initiatives

  • Gregg Drinkwater – Director of Jewish Mosaic, Journalist with Russian newspapers, web sites such as

  • Pamela Weisberger – Chair, Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles

  • Shep Rosenman – Entertainment Attorney, Musician, teacher of Jewish prayer

  • Sharon Rennert – Television industry professional, granddaughter of Jewish resistance fighter

  • Stephanie Avedon – Yogi, educator, mother, world traveler

  • Joshua Avedon – Co-founder Jumpstart, thought leader in Jewish innovation
New presenters are being added daily!  Check for updates!

Get Involved with LimmudLA!
Help make LimmudLA even better! LimmudLA is volunteer-led and we need your involvement to make our third annual Conference a success. Come to a short Volunteer Meeting on October 27. Meet new friends, gain leadership experience and have fun by sharing your talents for the greater good! You can RSVP by emailing to receive info and directions.

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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