Taste of Limmud

Join us for a "Taste of Limmud" - a one night mini Limmud event that will give you a feel for what is to come at the full Limmud AZ event.

Thursday November 16, 2017 | 7 - 9 PM at Temple Solel

$18 per person - includes program and dessert reception

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Choose from one of these special sessions:


Changing the World from the Inside-Out!

How does one change the world? Is it through meditation, or prayer, or activism, or rigorous learning? How about all the above!  In this dynamic lecture meant to inspire both heart and mind, explore the techniques, philosophy and spiritual resources necessary to change the world... from the inside, out!

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz is President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash


Who's in Your Circle? Exploring the Talmudic Stories of Honi Ha-maagal

Many children know the stories of Rabbi Honi the Circle Drawer, who brings rain to drought-stricken areas, who meets an old man planting a carob tree, and who falls asleep for 70 years. But his is much more than a folk tale. It is a profound analysis about the relationship between individuals and their communities. We'll explore the lessons these stories have for our own society.

Rabbi Tracee Rosen is rabbi of Beth Emeth Congregation, Sun City West.


"Judaism and Gratitude."

Did you know that the Hebrew word for Jew comes from the word for gratitude? As we enter a time of thanks-giving in our secular society, we'll explore the Jewish roots of gratitude. Through text study, experience of song, and personal reflection, we'll discover together how Judaism has understood gratitude through the ages and how it can help us cultivate thankfulness in our day to day lives.

Rabbi Emily Langowitz is the assistant rabbi at Temple Solel in Paradise Valley.



Session for ALL attendees:


What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone:  Creating a Life of Legacy

Each of us, at some point, wakes up to the reality that our time on Earth is limited. But how do we lead our lives with a sense of urgency every day? How do we develop the courage to make choices not based on pressure but on principle? How do we create the sacred space to reflect on who we are and who we want to be so we can realize our innermost goals and dreams? Through a unique blend of storytelling, practical exercises, and profound wisdom, Daniel Cohen will teach seven transformative principles to reverse engineer your life so that you are living with purpose and passion, so that the person you are today more closely aligns with the person you aspire to be.

Rabbi Daniel Cohen is popular motivator, mentor, and inspirational speaker Rabbi Daniel Cohen's unique blend of authenticity, humor, wisdom, and insight will help anyone better navigate contemporary society and lead a life of legacy. Rabbi Cohen has served in the rabbinate for over twenty years and currently serves as senior Rabbi at Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford, CT, the largest modern orthodox synagogue in New England. He is a co-host of the nationally syndicated weekly radio show “The Rabbi and the Reverend (with Reverend Greg Doll) on the Gab radio Network.