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Sunday 17 June | Roundhouse UNSW

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Sunday, June 17
 

9:00am AEST

Registration and Jerusalem Art Market
As you enter the Old City, enjoy an array of art activities that will immerse you in Israeli culture. Magen David making, candle sticks, badge-making and Jerusalem building art, just to name a few!

Speakers
avatar for Belinda Selby

Belinda Selby

Belinda has taught at Moriah College for the past 14 years. She is highly experienced working with 3 to 6 year olds and is passionate about children. Belinda and both her adult children graduated from Moriah.


Sunday June 17, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am AEST
TBA

9:00am AEST

Registration and Jerusalem Art Market
As you enter the Old City, enjoy an array of art activities that will immerse you in Israeli culture. Magen David making, candle sticks, badge-making and Jerusalem building art, just to name a few!

Speakers
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Benjamin Ezzes

Benjamin is currently studying Secondary Education at the University of Sydney, majoring in English and Classical Hebrew. He is a former member of Hineni and the Moriah EDJE team and taught in public schools for the Board of Jewish Education for two years. He is Founding President... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am AEST
TBA

9:00am AEST

Registration and Jerusalem Art Market
As you enter the Old City, enjoy an array of art activities that will immerse you in Israeli culture. Magen David making, candle sticks, badge-making and Jerusalem building art, just to name a few!

Speakers
avatar for Megan Bernitz

Megan Bernitz

Megan is an early-childhood teacher during the week and loving nanny on the side. She enjoys using her creative mind and gentle nature to help those in need, as well as her loving puppy. Megan ran several successful kids sessions at Limmud-Oz last year.


Sunday June 17, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am AEST
TBA

9:30am AEST

Morning BOOST!
A fun and fruity way to start the day! We’ll be exploring the wide range of smoothie flavours to kick-off an amazing Teen Limmud program.


Sunday June 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:00am AEST
AKKO ROOM

10:00am AEST

Kidz in harmony
This is a fun and interactive musical session which includes greeting and action songs, playing with instruments and props, movement and musical story time. Designed to enhance children's listening, language, fine/gross motor skills and social development while having lots of fun!


Speakers
avatar for Lisa Adamik

Lisa Adamik

Music has been a big part of Lisa's life. She plays the piano, guitar, violin and djembe and is also a registered music therapist and director of Kidz in Harmony, a fun and interactive music group for parents/carers and their bubs, offering great opportunities to learn and bond through... Read More →
avatar for Therese Watson

Therese Watson

Therese is a vocalist, instrumentalist and music teacher with over ten years’ experience sharing the joy of music with children. She holds Bachelor degrees in Arts and Music (Performance) and has performed professionally as a singer, guitarist and keyboard player. When not singing... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am AEST
TBA

10:00am AEST

It's nice to be nice
In this session we'll explore the values of kindness, generosity and compassion in Jewish tradition through interactive games and activities. Learning can be fun!

Speakers
avatar for Michal Lange

Michal Lange

Michal is from Israel. She is currently a Bnei Akiva shlicha (emissary) with the Maroubra community in Sydney. She loves hiking with friends.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am AEST
TBA

10:00am AEST

Kidz in harmony
This is a fun and interactive musical session which includes greeting and action songs, playing with instruments and props, movement and musical story time. Designed to enhance children's listening, language, fine/gross motor skills and social development while having lots of fun!


Speakers
avatar for Lisa Adamik

Lisa Adamik

Music has been a big part of Lisa's life. She plays the piano, guitar, violin and djembe and is also a registered music therapist and director of Kidz in Harmony, a fun and interactive music group for parents/carers and their bubs, offering great opportunities to learn and bond through... Read More →
avatar for Therese Watson

Therese Watson

Therese is a vocalist, instrumentalist and music teacher with over ten years’ experience sharing the joy of music with children. She holds Bachelor degrees in Arts and Music (Performance) and has performed professionally as a singer, guitarist and keyboard player. When not singing... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 10:30am AEST
TBA

10:00am AEST

Stand Up! And be an ally
In this interactive session, you’ll be pushed to think about what you truly care about, and how best to support that cause. If you have ever been concerned about what is going on in the world around you, but have felt overwhelmed, and unsure of how to really help, this is the session for you. We will explore what it means to be an ally for a cause, and how to avoid becoming a ‘white saviour’.

Speakers
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Avia Madar

Avia coordinates social justice programs for Jewish youth at Stand Up. She has been involved in experiential Jewish education for over 7 years, and is an avid Limmud-goer.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:00am - 10:40am AEST
BEERSHEVA ROOM

10:30am AEST

Morning tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am AEST
TBA

10:30am AEST

Morning tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am AEST
TBA

10:30am AEST

Morning tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am AEST
TBA

10:45am AEST

Attend adult session
See adult program for details: bit.ly/YL18program

Sunday June 17, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am AEST
TBA

11:00am AEST

Cris's Puppet World presents 'Ella's trip to Israel'
In celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday, we will take a trip around Israel with Ella and her pet monkey! Kids will learn about Israel in a fun and entertaining way.

This puppet show is based on the book 'Ella's trip to Israel', from PJ Library.

Speakers
avatar for Cristiane Bocchi

Cristiane Bocchi

Cris is an an actress, performer, story teller and puppeteer who loves working with children. Her puppet shows bring stories to life and entertain children and adults. Cris looks forward to presenting at Yom Limmud 2018.


Sunday June 17, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am AEST
TBA

11:00am AEST

Dramawise
DRAMAWISE is the unique opportunity for all children to step into a fictional world of their own making. Through fun activities, lively role-plays and thought-provoking improvisations, we will break down barriers and have the best time pretending!

Speakers
avatar for Lindy Kawalsky

Lindy Kawalsky

Lindy is an experienced educator, director and performer — passions that have afforded her countless opportunities to engage with communities around the globe and give voice to those with stories to tell. Born in Cape Town, she has lived and worked in London and Tel Aviv and now... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm AEST
TBA

11:00am AEST

Carnival games
The circus games have come to town! We'll play the chocolate game Israeli-style, falafel and spoon races as well as sack races, to name a few.


Sunday June 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm AEST
TBA

11:30am AEST

Limmud Rocks!
I rock, you rock, Limmud rocks! Create your own momento of this amazing event as we design and paint a river rock.

Speakers
avatar for Belinda Selby

Belinda Selby

Belinda has taught at Moriah College for the past 14 years. She is highly experienced working with 3 to 6 year olds and is passionate about children. Belinda and both her adult children graduated from Moriah.


Sunday June 17, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm AEST
TBA

12:00pm AEST

Hamsa hands
Learn the meaning of a hamsa, then get creative and design your own unique one.

Speakers
avatar for Megan Bernitz

Megan Bernitz

Megan is an early-childhood teacher during the week and loving nanny on the side. She enjoys using her creative mind and gentle nature to help those in need, as well as her loving puppy. Megan ran several successful kids sessions at Limmud-Oz last year.


Sunday June 17, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm AEST
KIDS ROOM 2

12:00pm AEST

Kosher Theatresports
Everyone knows that Theatresports is short for 'fun and games'… But it's also good for your heart and health! Improvised theatre games, whether competitive or just for fun, are a great release and outlet for creativity. Not to mention hilarious for participants and spectators alike. This introductory workshop will get everyone involved and performing for each other… poems, scenes, stories, songs… No experience needed. Chutzpah more important than talent!

Speakers
avatar for Geoff Sirmai

Geoff Sirmai

Geoff swapped a high-profile journalist and consumer advocate kippah for one as a full-time performer and arts publicist. Countless stage and screen roles include iconic Jewish ones such as The Laden Table, The Diary of Anne Frank, Fiddler on the Roof, The Merchant of Venice, Merchants... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST
BEERSHEVA ROOM

12:00pm AEST

The Greatest Showman
Have you ever dreamed of joining the circus? In this session we'll learn some amazing skills: juggling, contact juggling, devil sticks and acro balance.

Speakers
avatar for Sam Binns

Sam Binns

Sam has been with the UNSW Circusoc Society for 8 years, learning and performing contact juggling, stilts, devil sticks and acro balance. Circusoc is student-run and focuses on learning and sharing circus skills at UNSW. Circus performing is hard to master, but often easy to pick... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST
AKKO ROOM

12:15pm AEST

Lunchtime
Supervised lunchtime. Kids must bring their own packed lunch.


Sunday June 17, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm AEST
TBA

12:15pm AEST

Lunchtime
Supervised lunchtime. Kids must bring their own packed lunch.


Sunday June 17, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm AEST
TBA

1:00pm AEST

Parachute games
Get little bodies moving as we play and array of fun parachute games. 

Speakers
avatar for Max Selby

Max Selby

Max is a Moriah College graduate and for the last few years has assisted at Moriah pre-schools. He babysits regularly and has great rapport with kids.


Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm AEST
TBA

1:00pm AEST

Lunchtime
Supervised lunchtime. Kids must bring their own packed lunch.


Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm AEST
TBA

1:00pm AEST

Lunchtime
Supervised lunchtime. Kids must bring their own packed lunch.


Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm AEST
TBA

1:00pm AEST

Dramawise
DRAMAWISE is the unique opportunity for all children to step into a fictional world of their own making. Through fun activities, lively role-plays and thought-provoking improvisations, we will break down barriers and have the best time pretending!

Speakers
avatar for Lindy Kawalsky

Lindy Kawalsky

Lindy is an experienced educator, director and performer — passions that have afforded her countless opportunities to engage with communities around the globe and give voice to those with stories to tell. Born in Cape Town, she has lived and worked in London and Tel Aviv and now... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm AEST
TBA

2:00pm AEST

Hamsa hands
Learn the meaning of a hamsa, then get creative and design your own unique one.

Speakers
avatar for Belinda Selby

Belinda Selby

Belinda has taught at Moriah College for the past 14 years. She is highly experienced working with 3 to 6 year olds and is passionate about children. Belinda and both her adult children graduated from Moriah.


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEST
TBA

2:00pm AEST

Kick to kick with Ashleigh
Ever wanted to harness your sports skills and training techniques with one of Australia's top Jewish athletes? Come have a kick with Gold medalist Ashleigh Werner.

Speakers
avatar for Ashleigh Werner

Ashleigh Werner

Ashleigh has been involved in high level sport since the age of 4, testing the waters with swimming (pun originally not intended), track and field, netball (representing Australia at Maccabiah Games, winning gold in both), touch football, rugby union, rugby 7s and currently rugby... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEST
TBA

2:00pm AEST

Sport sort
Time to get outdoors and moving with a selection of fun, physical sport and ball games.


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEST
TBA

2:00pm AEST

Hamsa hands
Learn the meaning of a hamsa, then get creative and design your own unique one.

Speakers
avatar for Megan Bernitz

Megan Bernitz

Megan is an early-childhood teacher during the week and loving nanny on the side. She enjoys using her creative mind and gentle nature to help those in need, as well as her loving puppy. Megan ran several successful kids sessions at Limmud-Oz last year.


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEST
TBA

2:45pm AEST

Dead Sea slime!
Time to get your hands dirty and to make slime straight from the Dead Sea!


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm AEST
TBA

2:45pm AEST

Dead Sea slime!
Time to get your hands dirty and to make slime straight from the Dead Sea!


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm AEST
TBA

2:45pm AEST

Dead Sea slime!
Time to get your hands dirty and to make slime straight from the Dead Sea!


Sunday June 17, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm AEST
TBA

3:00pm AEST

Can Jewish youth save the planet?
Climate change isn’t an ‘issue to add to the list of things to worry about… It is a civilizational wake-up call (Naomi Klein) — but how much can a teenager in Sydney actually do? Is there a connection between being Jewish and taking action on one of the biggest global issues? This workshop will help us find the answers!

Speakers
avatar for Eve Altman

Eve Altman

Eve Altman is the Jewish Community Organiser on a campaign called Voices for Power, which aims to equip communities in Sydney to organise themselves to find solutions to more affordable power and more efficient pathways to renewable energy. Eve has been active in the Youth Movement... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm AEST
BEERSHEVA ROOM

3:15pm AEST

Afternoon tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:15pm - 3:30pm AEST
TBA

3:15pm AEST

Afternoon tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:15pm - 3:30pm AEST
TBA

3:15pm AEST

Afternoon tea
Snacks provided for all age groups.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:15pm - 3:30pm AEST
TBA

3:30pm AEST

Day Disco
All the dancing fun of nighttime disco, during the day! Dancing, limbo, musical statues and more with DJ Max!

Speakers
avatar for Max Selby

Max Selby

Max is a Moriah College graduate and for the last few years has assisted at Moriah pre-schools. He babysits regularly and has great rapport with kids.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm AEST
TBA

3:30pm AEST

Day Disco
All the dancing fun of nighttime disco, during the day! Dancing, limbo, musical statues and more.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm AEST
TBA

3:30pm AEST

Day Disco
All the dancing fun of nighttime disco, duringthe day! Dancing, limbo, musical statues and more.

Speakers
avatar for Max Selby

Max Selby

Max is a Moriah College graduate and for the last few years has assisted at Moriah pre-schools. He babysits regularly and has great rapport with kids.


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm AEST
TBA

3:45pm AEST

Ice cream parlour
There’s no better way to end a day of learning than with dessert!


Sunday June 17, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm AEST
AKKO ROOM

4:15pm AEST

Attend adult session
See adult program for details: bit.ly/YL18program

Sunday June 17, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm AEST
TBA

4:30pm AEST

Jerusalem wrap
We'll have different activity and craft stations for you to explore, including mandala chalk mural, button art and build your very own 3D Jerusalem city!

Speakers
avatar for Belinda Selby

Belinda Selby

Belinda has taught at Moriah College for the past 14 years. She is highly experienced working with 3 to 6 year olds and is passionate about children. Belinda and both her adult children graduated from Moriah.


Sunday June 17, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm AEST
TBA

4:30pm AEST

Jerusalem wrap
We'll have different activity and craft stations for you to explore, including mandala chalk mural, button art and build your very own 3D Jerusalem city!


Sunday June 17, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm AEST
TBA

4:30pm AEST

Jerusalem wrap
We'll have different activity and craft stations for you to explore, including mandala chalk mural, button art and build your very own 3D Jerusalem city!


Sunday June 17, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm AEST
TBA