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‎6 Iyyar 5778 | ‎20/04/2018

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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

Poland’s New “Holocaust Law”: An Open Letter to Students, with Piotr Laskowski

5 Nisan 5778 (20/03/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was the public reaction to the letter published by two Polish teachers in answer to the new government law?

At the beginning of February the … Leer más

Judeo-Spanish in the Royal Spanish Academy, with Ora R. Schwarzwald

27 Adar 5778 (13/03/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What does “desmazalado” mean, and where does the word come from?

The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) is the official institution responsible for overseeing the Spanish language. It was … Leer más

Scattered Among the Nations, with Bryan Schwartz

19 Adar 5778 (06/03/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many travelling exhibits does Scattered Among the Nations have?

Scattered Among the Nations is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the Jewish and non-Jewish world … Leer más

Purim: History(?), Traditions and a Recipe

13 Adar 5778 (27/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Where does the custom of masquerading on Purim come from?

We’re celebrating Purim this week, so I thought it would be interesting to talk a little … Leer más

Democrats Abroad Israel, with Heather Stone

6 Adar 5778 (20/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many members does Democrats Abroad have in Israel?

In 2016, the U.S. State Department estimated that there are 9 million U.S. citizens living abroad.

Exhibit “De la luz al secreto”, with Moisés Bentata

29 Shevat 5778 (13/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How has Judaism influenced Moisés Bentata’s art?

On January 30, the exhibition De la Luz al Secreto, (“From the Light to the Secret”) was inaugurated at … Leer más

The Sephardic Influence in the U.S., with Miguel de Lucas

21 Shevat 5778 (06/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What special accommodation was made for Jews at the first celebration party of Independence Day in the United States?

The Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and … Leer más

Auschwitz: The Exhibition

14 Shevat 5778 (30/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Aside from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, what other museums and institutions have contributed to this exhibition?

On December 1 the world´s first Auschwitz traveling exhibition opened … Leer más

“Surviving Skokie”, with Eli Adler

8 Shevat 5778 (23/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was the NSPA?

Eli Adler is a professional cinematographer with more than thirty years experience. He is a child of a Holocaust survivor, and has … Leer más

Centro Sefarad-Israel’s 10th Anniversary

1 Shevat 5778 (16/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the Institute of Jewish Culture, and what percentage of Centro Sefarad-Israel’s activities does it organize?

On February 8, 2007 the official opening of the … Leer más

The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, with Shlomi Ravid

23 Tevet 5778 (09/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the CJPE’s Peoplehood Papers, and how long have they been publishing them?

In recent years there has been a tremendous growth of interest in … Leer más

Kibbutz, Moshav, Moshava, with Ami Barr

16 Tevet 5778 (02/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who were the Sobotnikim, and what was their role in the settlement of the Land of Israel?

Most people have heard of the kibbutz, a collectively owned and … Leer más

Nora Gold and Jewish Fiction.net

9 Tevet 5778 (26/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How often is Jewish Fiction.net published, and how many stories are there in each issue?

Nora Gold is a prize-winning author who was born in Montreal … Leer más

Turkish Music, with Ethnomusicologist Dorit Klebe

1 Tevet 5778 (19/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is a ney?

Dorit Klebe is a German ethnomusicologist from Berlin, where she studied musicology, ethnomusicology and turcology. She conducted fieldwork in Turkey, Greece, Italy … Leer más

A Hanukkah Memoir, by Norma Rosen

25 Kislev 5778 (12/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we’re celebrating Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, so this is a special holiday program. In this memoir, “A Generation Reclaims Hanukkah”, American author Norma Rosen tells of her own experience … Leer más

Jewish Vilna between the Wars, with Helen Mintz

18 Kislev 5778 (05/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why did Abraham Karpinowitz write about Vilna’s “ordinary” people?

Helen Mintz is an internationally acclaimed solo artist, storyteller, translator from Yiddish to English and teacher based … Leer más

Abraham Karpinowitz’s Vilna My Vilna, with Helen Mintz

11 Kislev 5778 (28/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two major themes run through Abraham Karpinowitz’s writings?

Helen Mintz is an internationally acclaimed solo artist, storyteller, translator from Yiddish to English and teacher based … Leer más