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Friday, February 12


High School Meet Up
Come meet other high school students here at Limmud NY! There will be ice breakers, friends, and plenty of snacks. Come with a group or by yourself. We can head to sessions together, or just chill. Let's make the best of Limmud NY.

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Jordan Soffer

Jordan Soffer is the Rabbi-in-Residence at Carmel Academy in Greenwich, Ct. Originally from New City, NY, Soffer graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he studied Religion and Jewish Education. Jordan has studied at various yeshivot (seminaries) including Yeshivat... Read More →

Friday February 12, 2016 8:45pm - 10:00pm
Teen Lounge
Saturday, February 13


Am I Enough? - A Survival Guide Through the Arc of Adolescence [Teen Session]
This session is only open to teenagers. This workshop addresses adolescence’s feelings of isolation and separateness, and teaches teens to embrace the difficult issues that arise as they grow to adulthood. Scott shares how his own journey has led him to help young people make peace with life’s demanding circumstances. Using case studies and real emails from teens in crisis, Scott takes participants through topics including sexual responsibility, drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, cutting, and suicidal ideation, tying them together with the central theme of loneliness and seclusion.

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Scott Fried

Scott Fried is an international public speaker, health educator, author and three-time guest at Limmud, England. He has been living with HIV for over 28 years, making him one of the longest Jewish survivors of the disease. Scott is the author of three books and lives in NYC.

Saturday February 13, 2016 7:30pm - 8:45pm