Limmud NZ 2021 has ended
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LIMMUD LIVE | Saturday 12 June @The Ship, Herne Bay
LIMMUD | Sunday 13 June @Diocesan School for Girls, Epsom

Online registration has now closed for LIMMUD NZ but you can still click here to book for LIMMUD online-only tickets! You can also turn up on Sunday morning and pay on the day to register for LIMMUD. Please note that there is no on-the-night registration for LIMMUD LIVE.

All sessions are available to Limmud NZ participants. To see which sessions are available to Limmud Online participants, click here.

Continue your LIMMUD OZ+NZ experience by connecting to Sydney sessions online from Sunday 7pm NZT until the end of the festival late Monday night. To see which Sydney sessions are available online, click here!
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Sunday, June 13 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Do not place a stumbling block before the blind – Abortion law reform from a local and Jewish perspective

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In this session we will hear about Abortion law reform March 2020 and the changes we have seen in practice in abortion care being provided to NZ women and the challenges we still have to address.  We will also explore perspectives on Abortion from ancient and modern Jewish sources.  

Unfortunately, due to technical issues, there is no recorded Zoom available online for this session. 

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Dr Michelle Wise

Michelle Wise is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Auckland DHB, and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. She teaches women’s health at the medical school and is the lead investigator on several research projects. She is often invited to speak at national conferences... Read More →
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Rabbi Stephen Wise

Rabbi Stephen Wise is the spiritual leader of Shaarei-Beth El Congregation of Oakville. Before joining SBE in 2007, Rabbi Wise spent two years as the assistant Rabbi at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, FL. Rabbi Wise was ordained from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion... Read More →

Sunday June 13, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm NZST
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