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Sunday, February 15 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Limmud-A-Palooza

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Join the entire Limmud NY family for a celebration of this amazing community! Hosted by David Wolkin, and featuring storytelling and live art from Peninnah Schram and Elke Reva Sudin, and musical performances from Mama Doni and the Camp Ramah at Limmud NY Choir and Zusha! Seating is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Zusha

Zusha was formed in the East Village of New York City by three neo-Hasidic friends with little enthusiasm for college and a great passion for music. Borrowing lines from ancient liturgy, Zusha’s music is a blend of folk, jazz, reggae, ska, gypsy swing, and traditional Jewish soul. The result is a dynamic sound that is at times raw and rustic and at times gentle and poignant, and at other times you just can’t help but get up and... Read More →
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Doni Zasloff (Mama Doni)

Doni Zasloff (aka Mama Doni) is a mom, music teacher, songwriter, and lead singer in The Mama Doni Band, honored with a 2011 Parents Choice® Award for their CD, Shabbat Shaboom, and winner of the Simcha Award for “Inspiring Joy Through Music”. Mama Doni celebrates Jewish culture with irrepressible zest in her high-energy, interactive family rock concerts and acoustic Shabbat experiences filled with a contagious and unexpected... Read More →
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Peninnah Schram

Storyteller Peninnah Schram is a professor of Speech and Drama at Yeshiva University. She has authored twelve books of Jewish folktales, including Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another. The book Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning was published in her honor. She is a recipient of the Covenant Award and the National Storytelling Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Peninnah is a faculty member of Jewish... Read More →
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Elke Sudin

Elke Reva Sudin is a visual artist inspired by cross-cultural intersections as they converge with her Jewish identity. She received acclaim for her “Hipsters & Hassids” series and has been featured in The NY Times, Haaretz, & EL PAÍS. She received a BFA in Illustration from Pratt Institute. In 2010 she founded Jewish Art Now. Recently, Sudin founded CreaCo, uniting diversity at Brooklyn College through art. Her latest... Read More →
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David Wolkin

David Wolkin is the Director of Communications at AVODAH as well as an educator, facilitator, writer, and storyteller. He has worked in the Jewish world in a diverse range of settings since 2002, including Limmud NY (of which he is quite proud). Outside of his Jewish work, he very occasionally moonlights as a comics journalist. David lives in Maryland with his very patient wife Keeli, his cats RoboCop and Phineas, and way too many comic books.


Sunday February 15, 2015 4:30pm - 5:45pm
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