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October 16, 2013 By:
Debut of Limmud in Peru Draws More Than 600
PERU – More than 600 participants, including 160 children and teens, attended the first Limmud educational experience in Peru.
The Jewish Association of Peru, Leon Pinelo College, Hebraica and Hanoar Hatzioni partnered to produce the one-day Limmud Peru on Oct. 13 under the sponsorship of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Limmud International. More than 15 Jewish-owned companies and businesses underwrote the daylong event.
Limmud Jewish learning events have now been held in more than 65 communities and 29 countries worldwide.
Peru's Jewish community of 2,500, which is centered in Lima, features three synagogues and a Jewish day school with nearly