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Past EventsSunday, February 26

Wandering Jews: Jeremy Leigh

Jeremy Leigh
Michael Wegier

From Abraham, journeying from one land in search of another, to modern travellers, Jews have traversed countries and continents.

Jeremy Leigh explored Jewish travel writing from sources as divergent as the Bible to Sholem Aleichem and Joseph Roth. He also spoke of his own amazing discoveries in unexpected parts of the world.

Jeremy Leigh has been working in the field of Jewish education and travel for the past eighteen years. When not travelling, he teaches Jewish History and Israeli Studies to visiting students in Jerusalem.

Michael Wegier has been Executive Director for Jewish Renewal at the UJIA since 2002.  He has worked extensively in informal/adult Jewish education in the UK, Israel and the United States and is a graduate of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows Programme at the Mandel Leadership Institute. 

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