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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
Beyond the Music: Chanting the Torah

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In this session we’ll explore stories of preserving and interpreting our most sacred texts, ultimately leading to the invention of ta’amei hamikra — the cantillation marks in the Bible. From their origin as a creation of the Masoretes more than one thousand years ago, this complex system has served as a powerful tool for understanding these sacred texts and communicating them in a way that reflects the meaning of each phrase.

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avatar for Kevin Margolius

Kevin Margolius

Kevin Margolius is the Cantor at Touro Synagogue. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated with a BS in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University and received an MA in Jewish Studies and cantorial ordination from Hebrew College, where he serves on faculty as a cantorial coach... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2023 TBA
Jewish Community Center
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