LIMMUD FSU NY Presenters 2017
What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.
Leonid Vayner Co-founder of iMishpacha
Leonid Vayner was born in Kiev, USSR, and moved to the United States in 1989. He is a founding member of iMishpacha, a grassroots group of Russian-speaking Jewish families with children and teens. The group’s mission is to strengthen Jewish identity and pro-Israel sentiment, create a sense of community, and nurture future leaders through service-based learning experiences infused with Jewish values and concepts. Leonid serves on Kings Bay YM-YWHA Board of Directors. For his service to the community he has been recognized by Morgan Stanley as “Volunteer Honoree” in 2013 and UJA-Federation of New York with “Community Changemaker Award” in 2016. Leonid is a member of Wexner Heritage Program. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.