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LIMMUD NZ 2019 has ended
Please note, this is a draft programme and is subject to change.
Events on 31 Aug & 1 Sept are located in Auckland. Events on 7 & 8 Sept are located in Wellington.

Saturday, September 7 • 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday Night at Limmud!

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Join us at The Third Eye Brewery for an evening with a range of fantastic Jewish speakers. Each presenter will share a story from their own life experience while you drink, eat, and schmooze with fellow Limmudniks. 

Speakers
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Sam Duckor-Jones

Sam is a Wellington artist represented by Bowen Galleries.  In 2017 he completed an MA at the International Institute of Modern Letters for which was awarded the Biggs Poetry Prize.  His collection People From The Pit Stand Up was published by VUP in 2018.  
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Rachel Tal

Rachel Tal is Rebbitzin of the WJCC. She is a doula and Lamaze teacher and writer of children's books. She is the mother to lots of little girls and loves cooking.
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Avi Duckor-Jones

Avi Duckor-Jones is a New Zealand born writer, currently living and teaching in Auckland. Although trained as a lawyer, he gained his MA in creative writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University in Wellington in 2013. Avi has worked as a trip leader... Read More →
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Desiree Gezentsvey

Venezuela-born Kiwi writer, Desiree has an MA in Creative Writing, and an MA in Literary Translation Studies. She writes for theatre and film, and has published a bilingual book of poetry, ‘Next Time Around / la próxima vez’ which deals with the subject of immigration and separation... Read More →
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Shahar Shilo

My tour guiding experience extends over the past 28 years including domestic and overseas tourism, specializing in Israel, Jordan, Turkey, Greece and Crete. My professional pursuits as a guide, lecturer, and educator are aimed primarily toward the academic population, as I work most... Read More →
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Bram Presser

Bram Presser is a semi-reformed punk rocker, recovering academic, lapsed criminal lawyer, and one-time cartoon character. For over a decade he schlepped around the world as lead singer, shofar blower and hummus slinger of the internationally acclaimed Jewish punk pioneers Yidcore... Read More →
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Gigi Fenster

Gigi Fenster's first book, The Intentions Book, was a finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards and was longlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award. Her second book, Feverish, traces her quest to induce a fever in herself, and the questions around bravery... Read More →


Saturday September 7, 2019 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Third Eye Brewery 30 Arthur St, Te Aro, Wellington