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LIMMUD FSU 2008 MEGA – CONFERENCE IN YALTA
THE STARS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Major Philanthropists Talk – Why do they give? – A Panel Discussion
Matthew Bronfman, Chair, Limmud FSU
Vadim Rabinovich, President, All – Ukraine Jewish Congress & Honorary Chair, Limmud FSU in Yalta
Alexander Maschevitz, President, Eurasian Jewish Congress
Mark Chais, Honorary Chair, Limmud FSU in Ashkelon
Jewish Education in Crisis – What’s Next? – A Panel Discussion
Allan Hoffman, Director General, Jewish Agency for Israel, Education Department
Michael Chlenov, Ph.D., Dean, Institute of Asia & Africa, Moscow State University
Avraham Duvdevani, World Co-chair, Keren Keyemet-Israel, National Jewish Fund
Arkady Kovelman, Ph.D., Chairman, Center of Jewish Studies & Jewish Civilization, Moscow State University
Serious Intellectual Conversations
Rabbi Andrew Baker, Director, International Jewish Affairs, American Jewish Committee
Rabbi Menachem Hacohen, Distinguished Judaic author, Chief Rabbi, Mosaic Cult, Romania and former Knesset member
Arkady Kovelman, Ph.D., Chairman, Center of Jewish Studies & Jewish Civilization, Moscow State University
Tatiana Muedinova, Director, Art Studio, Metamorphoses
Asher Ostrin, Director, FSU Sector, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg, Renowned Israel philosopher, and author
Riki Rothenberg, Noted artist and storyteller
Avner Shalev, Chair, Directorate of Yad Vashem
Bambi Sheleg, Editor-in-Chief, Eretz Acheret
Yair Sheleg, Major thinker and writer
Vitaly Tihy, Ph.D., Orientalist, Western Ukraine Branch, Solomon University
Great Performers
YLove – Chassidic Reggae Music from U.S.A
Neshama Carlebach – International Chassidic Jewish Soul Singer (Daughter of the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach)
Taglit-birthright israel – Spectacular Entertainment Celebrating Israel at 60
A Star is Born – A Beit Agnon Moscow Talent Show
Expressions – An Outstanding Hillel Singing Group (Kharkov)
Jewish Odessa Theatre – Presenting An Original Play