Helpful Information for the Upcoming Weekend!

Helpful Information for Limmudfest 2016!

We’re so excited that you have decided to learn, connect, and celebrate with us at Limmudfest 2016! Here is some helpful information to help guide you through the weekend.


If you have signed up for the full 3-day weekend, registration is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at Congregation Gates of Prayer.… continue reading


Schedule and Full Lineup Is Out!

The complete schedule for Limmud New Orleans 2016 is now online! Check out when and where your favorite sessions will be taking place. There will be more than 90 learning sessions offered to you by more than 80 presenters at the upcoming three-day festival of Jewish culture and learning.

The lineup of sessions cover a wide variety of interesting topics covering Arts & Culture, Contemporary Jewish Life, Family, Food, Hands-On Workshops, History, Israel, Social Justice, Southern Jewish Life, Spirituality, Text & Thought, and Young Limmud. … continue reading

Southern Hospitality

Southern Hospitality, Limmud-Style!

LimmudFest’s welcoming atmosphere extends past the doors of Gates of Prayer and Tulane by offering home hospitality for all who want it. We strive to receive all of our participants with particularly warm, sweet, and welcoming goodwill for the entire weekend. New Orleans Hospitality is renowned, and we have put together multiple options for out-of-town guests of LimmudFest 2016.… continue reading

Another Taste of Limmud!

Another Taste of Limmud: January 26, Anshe Sfard

As Limmud Fest 2016 quickly approaches, we’d like to invite you to another free event designed to give everyone a feel for what Limmud is all about.. On January 26, 2016, Limmud New Orleans presents “Another Taste Of Limmud”, an evening of learning at Anshe Sfard Synagogue, 2230 Carondelet Street.  … continue reading


More Presenters Announced!

As we head into the new calendar year, our roster of featured presenters continues to grow. We are excited to offer some more information on three more of the thoughtful and passionate speakers coming to town for Limmud Fest 2016.

Rabbi Lila Kagedan is the first Orthodox woman in North America to assume the title rabbi.… continue reading