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Monday, February 18 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
What Are Jews For?

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We spend an inordinate amount of time trying to keep Jews Jewish, but what would be lost to the world if there were no more Jews? We are excellent at fighting hard against things and defending ourselves, but what might we fight for? Keeping on keeping on? It is simply not good enough. So before we go back out into the world again and tell young Jews how important it is that they remain committed, let's pause for a moment to ask the question that must go through most young Jews’ minds from time to time - Why bother?

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Clive Lawton

Clive is a founder of Limmud and is now its Senior Consultant worldwide. He is formerly a high school principal, Director of Liverpool municipality education services, chair of a state hospital board, and a governor of London's police. He currently is a magistrate and educator of international reach. Clive bro... Read More →

Monday February 18, 2013 12:45pm - 2:00pm EST
Brunswick A & B ballroom level