Howard Jacobson, Rachel Riley and Luciana Berger at Limmud Together on Sunday

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Howard Jacobson, Rachel Riley and Luciana Berger at Limmud Together on Sunday

More than 60 speakers from around the world will discuss topics ranging from Jewish art and Labour antisemitism to the Black Lives Matter movement and mental health

Luciana Berger, Jonny Benjamin, Howard Jacobson and Rachel Riley
Luciana Berger, Jonny Benjamin, Howard Jacobson and Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley, Howard Jacobson, Jonathan Freedland and Luciana Berger are among big names set to feature at Limmud Together this Sunday.

The virtual event will include more than 60 speakers from across the world, with discussions ranging from Labour’s antisemitism row to Jewish art, and Israel’s annexation plans to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Key speakers include author journalist Peter Beinhart who will be in conversation with Jonathan Freedland, Countdown presenter Rachel Riley, mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin, and MP Kate Green, who will be in conversation with the Jewish Labour Movement’s Peter Mason.

Also featured are writer Anne Sebba, and former Artistic Director of London’s National Theatre Nicholas Hytner, in addition to Stephen Bush of the New Statesman, who is tasked with leading the community’s commission into racial inclusivity.

Following the programme launch, Limmud Together UK Summer Chair, Phil Peters, said: “We are proud to have compiled a diverse and cutting-edge programme, with speakers from all walks of Jewish life.”

Participants will be able to engage in relevant and thought-provoking conversations, hearing about the issues of the day from the experts themselves. This programme is sure to take you one step further on your Jewish journey.”

The event – for which tickets are still available at £10 – will begin at 10am and run for 12 hours.

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