Euroasian Jewish News
"Limmud Belarus 2016"
23.05.2016, Community Life
The three-day international educational forum "Limmud Belarus 2016" gathered in Minsk more than 700 participants from different regions of Belarus as well as from Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Israel, the United States and other countries. The program of the conference included 150 lectures, meetings, workshops, concerts, tours and exhibitions. The Union of Belarusian Jewish Public Associations and Communities (SBEOOO), part of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC), became the general partner of "Limmud FSU" in organizing the forum. The opening ceremony and workshops took place in "Belarus" hotel.
At the official opening of "Limmud Belarus in 2016" the participants were welcomed by Vasily Chernik, Deputy Minister of Culture of Belarus; Julia Racinski-Spivakov, Israel's charge d'affaires in Belarus; Haim Chesler, the founder of "Limmud FSU"; Boris Gersten, SBEOOO Chairman, a member of the EAJC General Council.
"The Belarusian capital will continue the list of cities in many countries that have hosted an international educational program. "Limmud" generously shared its knowledge with the Jewish and non-Jewish audience. "Limmud" is knowledge for al." – said Boris Gersten.