Renato Huarte Cuéllar
Renato Huarte Cullar has degrees in pedagogy and philosophy. For his master's degree in the philosophy of science, he wrote a thesis on pedagogy in 19th century German philosophy. He specialized in cultural policy and cultural management. Renato wrote a thesis is on translation and education in the philosophy of Martin Buber. His interests include philosophy of language, Jewish philosophy and the history of philosophy. Renato received a scholarship for a research project at the Melton Center for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition, he has conducted research on the role of Jewish youth movements in America. Renato has been an educational adviser for various institutions and events, such as museums, schools, youth movements and dance festivals in Mexico and in other countries, including Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Russia and Israel.
He is now finishing a BA in Classical Studies by writing a dissertation on Jerome's theory of translation. His interests in the last few years have been the theory and philosophy of tranlation, and translating poetry and prose from different languages. He has been invited to translate Orly Castel-Bloom's novel The Egyptian Novel from Hebrew to Spanish.
Renato has worked as Director of Jewish Studies and Hebrew at the Idishe Day School in Mexico (now CIM-ORT), National University, and Universidad Hebraica. He was the founder of Limmud Mexico back in 2012 and was part of the Steering Committee from 2012 up to 2018. He has been part of Limmud's Latin American Steering Committee (2015-2017) and the organizer of the first ever Elements - Training on Tour for volunteers of the Limmud groups from Canada all the way to Argentina. (2019)