Albert Closas Oliveras
Albert is from Barcelona, where they currently live. After studying art history in Barcelona and Germany they moved first to Leipzig and then to Berlin, where they were involved in social work and community outreach in the queer and migrant communities. Returning to Barcelona five years ago, Albert has dedicated much of their time to community building, being involved in European Limmud projects, the local conservative synagogue, and Mozaika, a Jewish cultural platform where they also worked as project manager. Albert also has extensive experience as a facilitator, having led workshops and community debates on issues such as social justice, veganism, and sexual and gender diversity, often in dialogue with Jewish sources. He is currently working for Moishe House, helping young Jews around the world create and sustain community spaces that are enriching, joyful, and welcoming. Albert loves hosting people for Shabbat meals and is passionate about small intentional social spaces, Jewish learning, interior design and architecture, travel, and vegan challah.