Limmud FSU Presenters

What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.

Meet our Presenters... they are always up to something good!


Zhenya Lopatnik
Singer, Composer, Educator

Annie Vakhler
License American Heart Association First Aid and CPR instructor

Elena Ulanovsky
Writer and producer

Batsheva Ganz
Artist, Jewish educator

Amir Orad

Irina Dvoretskaya
Children's programs Director at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow.

Ninet Tayeb
Singer, songwriter and actress

Sali Rakower
Partner at Rakower Law PLLC in Manhattan, Senior Fellow at the West Point Center for the Rule of Law

Zisl Slepovitch
Musicologist, multi instrumentalist, composer, music and Yiddish educator

Danny Schultz
Co-Founder and Managing Director of Gotham Ventures

Gera Sandler
Stage and movies actor

Abby Stein
Jewish educator, writer, speaker, and activist

Alexander Drouz
Magister of the game «Что? Где? Когда?»

Oleg Kuvaev
Artist, designer and animator. Author of the animated series "Masyanya" and "Magazinchik Bo"

Dmitry Romanov
Comedian, actor

Marina Furman
Executive Director, PA and South NJ, Jewish National Fund . Former refusenik

Mirele B. Goldsmith
Environmental psychologist, educator, and activist

Julia Belotserkovsky
Clinical psychologist

Marina Reydler
Actress, Jewish educator

Peter Reznik
LCSW, Ph.D. Mind-Body Integrative Therapist

Lior Vaknin
Founder and President at Israeli Startups NYC

Martin Yafe
Israel Educator from JCRC and Planning Executive at UJA-Federation of NY

Irina Reyn

Gregory Zuckerman
Author of three books and senior writer at The Wall Street Journal

Gil Eyal
CEO and Co-founder of HYPR

Ilana Volodarsky
Founder and Director of the RAJMN program at Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul

Inna Rabinovitch
Early Childhood Educator

Joan Nathan
Award-winning American cookbook author and newspaper journalist

Boris Gulko
Chess Grandmaster

Misha Gulko
Photographer, Filmmaker

Steve Eisenberg
A risk arbitrage specialist

Kheedim Oh
Founded Mama O’s Premium Kimchi

Zvi Gitelman
Professor of political science and Preston Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan

Anna Ayzenberg
Yoga Instructor

Inna Kuznetsova
President and Chief Operating Officer of INTTRA

Yuliya Patrakova
Teacher, Jewish educator

Joseph Telushkin
American rabbi, lecturer, and bestselling author of more than 15 books

Ilya Khinsky
Jewish Educator

Bella Zelkin
Community Organizer

Grigory Gurevich
Sculptor, painter, photographer, graphic artist, printmaker, art book creator, and inventor

Boris Grachevskii
Founder and director of "Eralash”

Alex Tabak
Tour guide, jewish educator

Alex Yentin
Psychotherapist at Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic

Yaffa Epstein
Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Joy Ladin
Teacher, widely published essayist and poet, literary scholar, and nationally known speaker on transgender issues.

Elie Kaunfer
Co-founder and executive director of Mechon Hadar

Anna Dayn
Private Equity Investment Advisor, founder of Dayn Advisors

Eyal Bino
Partner at ICONYC labs

Rachel Grant Meyer
Rabbi, director of Education (Community Engagement) at HIAS

Manny Wax
Community activist, Founding Tzedek, an anti-abuse organization

Pinchas Polonsky
Russian-Israeli Jewish-religious philosopher, researcher, and educator active among the Russian-speaking Jewish community

Ilya Bratman
Executive Director Hillel at Baruch College, CUNY