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Limmud Atlanta + SE is a unique Jewish community: a place where the agenda is set by volunteers for volunteers – by you. LimmudFest is a place where you are encouraged to be creative, take risks: try new things. Everyone teaches and everyone learns. Everyone is responsible for the experience this weekend. You make it happen. That’s why there are no participants or volunteers at LimmudFest: instead, everyone is a volunticipant

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Sunday, September 1 • 9:30pm - 10:45pm
The Feminine Mystique and the Mikvah: Outlooks and Insights into the Mitzvah of Taharat HaMishpacha

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There is a very beautiful and meaningful mitzvah that Jewish couples have been observing for thousands of years. From the times of Abraham and Sarah to the years on Masada. From the shtetls of Europe to the communities of Morocco. From Borough Park, New York to the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama.  Jewish women have been going to a mikvah as a part of their married lives for millennia, however this area of Jewish life has been largely misunderstood, misconstrued and considered irrelevant by many.  Let’s take a fresh look at these ancient wisdoms and discover together how they can apply to us and our lives today.

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Elisheva Ingber

Elisheva Ingber is married to Rabbi Karmi, and lived in Jerusalem for 18 years raising their seven children. She has been teaching marital preparation courses for women for 15 years and in 1999, developed and directed the Ner LeElef women’s leadership training program. The Ingbers  founded The Montreal Jewish Experience in 2005, and upon arrival in Atlanta in 2009, they started a new adventure, opening The Kehilla, an eclectic, yet... Read More →

Sunday September 1, 2013 9:30pm - 10:45pm
Mountainside Pavilion