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A DECADE AFTER THE HOLOCAUST, BEN HELGOTT LIFTED WEIGHTS AT THE OLYMPICS. WHAT CAME NEXT?

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-holidays/sukkot/a-decade-after-the-holocaust-ben-helgott-lifted-weights-at-the-olympics-what-came-next.premium-1.467604 Asher Weill A guest of honor at a recent Limmud FSU “Olympics” Festival for Russian-speaking Jews held in Nazareth Illit was a diminutive 82 year-old figure with piercing blue eyes. In 1956, 27 year-old Ben Helfgott was captain...

DESPITE LANGUAGE BARRIER, ODESSA LIMMUD EVENT HAS PALPABLE ENERGY

http://blogs.jta.org/transatlantic/article/2011/10/31/3090035/despite-language-barrier-odessa-limmud-event-has-palpable-energy By Alex Weisler · October 31, 2011     Moscow cantor Dmitry Karpenko discusses the American Jewish musical tradition at Limmud FSU, held in Odessa, Ukraine. (Alex Weisler) I only speak English and bad high-school Italian, so covering a conference held...

(Russian) СЕГОДНЯ В ОДЕССЕ МАКАРЕВИЧ И ВИТОРГАН ОТКРОЮТ ЕВРЕЙСКУЮ КОНФЕРЕНЦИЮ

http://www.048.ua/article/88575 31.10.2011 | 09:15   Конференция Лимуд Одесса стартует сегодня в гостинице « Виктория». Как сообщает Управление информации Одесского горсовета, церемония открытия начнется в 19:30 в Концертно-выставочном комплексе Одесского морского торгового порта. Ведущий церемонии – Эммануил Виторган. Специальный гость...

YUVAL MEETS LISA

http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/yuval-meets-lisa/   l-r: Amir Ben Tsvi – JDC representative in Kiev and central Ukraine, Lisa Wegner, Chaim Chesler – founder Limmud FSU, Yuval Rabin Wegner, a Holocaust victim aged 79 living in Vinnitsa, could not have imagined that one...

UKRAINE: 70 YEARS AFTER

http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/ukraine-70-years-after/ by Nathan Roi UKRAINE: 70 YEARS AFTER The wholesale slaughter of the Jews which began with “Operation Barbarossa,” will be marked this year by many ceremonies. The Limmud FSU Conference for Russian-Speakers which ended a few days ago...