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Searching for Sephardic Roots, with Abraham García

3 Elul 5778 (13/08/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the main motivation that people have to research their possible Sephardic heritage?

A number of years ago we spoke with Abraham García who, using … Leer más

Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinian Writer, with Alfredo Alonso Estenoz

26 Av 5778 (07/08/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How did the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges refer to Israel in one of his poems?

Jorge Luis Borges, was an Argentinian poet, essayist, and short-story … Leer más

Jewish Zamora, with Jesús Jambrina (3/3): VI International Congress—Jews in the Kingdom of León

19 Av 5778 (31/07/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What special Jewish connection is there between the cities of Zamora in Spain and Bragança in Portugal?

(This is the last in a series of three … Leer más

Jewish Zamora, with Jesús Jambrina (2/3): History and Centro Isaac Campantón

13 Av 5778 (24/07/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the legend of the automaton of Tábara, a town in the Spanish province of Zamora?

(This is part 2 of a series of three … Leer más

Jewish Zamora, with Jesús Jambrina (1/3): A Chronology and a Sage

6 Av 5778 (17/07/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the name of the book that was written by Rabbi Isaac Campanton in the 15th century, and is still used for the study of the Torah today?

(This … Leer más

Sara Aharoni, Israeli Educator and Writer

28 Tammuz 5778 (10/07/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What educational program did Sara Aharoni develop for adults in Peru, and who participated in it?

Sara Aharoni was born in Israel in 1953. She worked … Leer más

Jewish Barcelona, with Dominique Tomasov–Part II: The Community Today

21 Tammuz 5778 (03/07/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: In what way was Iberica Films, founded by German Jewish refugee David Oliver in 1933, innovative?

This is the second of the two-part series that we … Leer más

Jewish Barcelona, with Dominique Tomasov–Part I: The History

14 Tammuz 5778 (26/06/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What book was found hidden in the wall of a building in Barcelona in 1846? And what does it tell us about the person who hid it there?

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David Hirshberg: My Mother’s Son

6 Tammuz 5778 (19/06/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What did people in the United States realize about sports for the first time in 1952?

David Hirshberg is the pseudonym for an entrepreneur who prefers … Leer más

Rabbi Sonsino: The Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Concept of God in Judaism

30 Sivan 5778 (12/06/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What did the sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls reveal about the people who wrote them?

Rabbi Rifat Sonsino is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Beth Shalom in Needham, … Leer más

Martina Lemoine: Dr. Angel Pulido and the Sephardic Cause

23 Sivan 5778 (05/06/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was “the Sephardic cause” that Dr. Pulido championed?

Angel Pulido was a Spanish doctor and politician at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th … Leer más

Daniela Flesler: The “Rediscovery” of Spain’s Jewish Heritage

16 Sivan 5778 (29/05/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was discovered in Lucena, Spain, in 2006, and how has it affected the town’s relationship to its Jewish history?

Daniela Flesler is Associate Professor in … Leer más

Rachel Sherman, Sociologist: Being Affluent in New York

9 Sivan 5778 (22/05/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: About what percentage of New Yorkers earn more than $250,000 a year?

Rachel Sherman is an associate professor of sociology at the New School for Social … Leer más

The Institute for Jewish Policy Research and FRA Antisemitism Survey

3 Sivan 5778 (16/05/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What differences are there between the FRA antisemitism survey that was conducted in 2012 and the one that is in progress now?

The Institute for Jewish … Leer más

A Hollywood Mother (A Story for Mother’s Day) by Chaver Paver

24 Iyyar 5778 (08/05/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Many countries observe Mother’s Day in May, so this week we are celebrating with a special story, by a writer whom you may not know.

Chaver Paver is the pen name of the … Leer más

Lag BaOmer: History and Traditions

15 Iyyar 5778 (30/04/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What does shooting bows and arrows have to do with playing cards? And how are both of these activities related to Jewish history?

The name of … Leer más

“Jewish History in Sarajevo”, with Director Jonna Rock

10 Iyyar 5778 (24/04/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the average age of members of the Jewish community in present-day Sarajevo?

Jonna Rock was born in 1980 and completed her studies in Slavonic … Leer más

The Hispanic Jewish Foundation, with David Hatchwell

3 Iyyar 5778 (17/04/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What unusual service will the new Jewish Museum in Madrid offer to people at the end of their visit?

The Hispanic Jewish Foundation is a not-for-profit … Leer más

Anti-Semitism in the U.S.: The German-American Bund and the KKK, with Michael D’Innocenzo

26 Nisan 5778 (10/04/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the Daily Stormer website and who is its intended audience?

Yom Ha-Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, is on April 12 this year, and this week … Leer más

Passover: Some History, Stories and Recipes

12 Nisan 5778 (27/03/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Our trivia question for this week is: When and where was the first Haggadah written?

This week we’re bringing you a special Passover program, with something for everyone. First, we … Leer más