Sivya and Nahum Twersky are proud LimmudNYks with a strong dedication to lifelong Jewish learning. Sivya currently serves as the Limmud NY board president, and Nahum continues to offer his strategic wisdom to Limmud volunteers and leadership. Sivya and Nahum are also leaders in their Bergen County Jewish community, having held significant roles within Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, the Moriah School of Englewood, and the Teaneck Mikvah Association. Professionally, Sivya is a genetic counselor at Hackensack University Medical Center and a social worker. Nahum serves as president of Adcamp Associates, a marketing consulting firm for major consumer products companies, and has smicha (rabbinic ordination) from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University. The Twerskys are proud parents of four adult children and have ten grandchildren.
Marco Veissid & Phyllis Bieri
Marco Veissid and Phyllis Bieri were first introduced to Limmud in the UK in 2003 and have since attended all eight Limmud NY conferences. Marco is a founding Limmud NY board member and a partner at QS Investors in Manhattan. Phyllis is a neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and a challah-baking instructor to the stars. They have three daughters, also life-long LimmudNYks: Mia (12), Laila (10), and Talia (8).