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LimmudFest Nola 2023
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LimmudFest is back in person for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and doing Jewish.

LimmudFest New Orleans is a weekend festival of Jewish learning, arts, culture and spirituality featuring 70+ sessions from local, regional and national presenters. It is part of a global movement inspired by the idea that when Jews from diverse backgrounds come together to celebrate and learn about everything and anything Jewish, the entire community is enriched.

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Sunday, March 19 • TBA
Infertility: Ancient Curse, Modern Blessings

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The Torah and Jewish textual sources are replete with references to human fertility, conception, childbirth, and pointedly, the lack thereof. During this session, participants have an opportunity to read and discuss the topic as presented in selected ancient narratives and recent commentary and compare those with contemporary human experiences of infertility. The impact of modern medical technologies will also be discussed. In many ways, the knowledge of modern science seems to highlight the brilliance of and integrate well with the references in the Torah of fertility/infertility. The human experiences seem surprisingly familiar through the millennia.

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Barry Ripps

Barry A. Ripps, MD graduated from Vanderbilt University, School of Engineering with honors and received a medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. Residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2023 TBA
Jewish Community Center
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