Raymond Simonson

London’s American-style JCC Seeking Lead Role In Anglo Jewry ‘Renaissance’


At his office in London’s newly opened, $80 million Jewish community center, Raymond Simonson fumbles with a state-of-the-art telephone switchboard.

Raymond Simonson greets visitors at the opening of London’s new JW3 community center. Blake Ezra Photography

Limmud Becoming Favored Networking Tool for Jewish Authors, Artists, Groups


SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) -- Journalist and author Lisa Alcalay Klug flew across the country this month to present at Limmud NY, the annual New York version of the worldwide Jewish learning extravaganza.

The Jan. 14-17 conference in upstate New York will be Klug’s seventh Limmud gathering in 12 months. Like the hundreds of other Limmud presenters whose paths she crosses, she doesn’t get paid for her time.

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