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Carla Berg: Multifaceted Brazilian-born Jewish Singer

29 Heshvan 5783 (22/11/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How many languages does Carla sing in, and why did she decide to sing in Ladino?

Carla Berg was born in Brazil to parents of Syrian Jewish … Leer más

The Boston Chocolate Party: A Children’s Book for Hanukkah

22 Heshvan 5783 (15/11/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Why was chocolate distributed to soldiers and prisoners in the American colonies?

Tami Lehman-Wilzig was born in the United States and has lived in Israel since … Leer más

Silent Tears: Poetry of Holocaust Survivors Set to Music

15 Heshvan 5783 (08/11/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Why did Dan Rosenberg decide to translate the poems into Yiddish before setting them to music?

Dr. Paula David is a gerontologist and social worker in … Leer más

Hen Mazzig:  Mizrahi Jewish Activist and Influencer

6 Heshvan 5783 (31/10/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Where in Israel do most Mizrahi Jews live, and how does it affect their educational opportunities?

Hen Mazzig is an Israeli-born Mizrahi Jew and advocate for the Mizrahi … Leer más

Hebrew Union College’s Jewish Language Project, with Dr. Sarah Bunin Benor

1 Heshvan 5783 (25/10/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What are some of the unusual features of the Jewish Language Project’s Passover Haggadah?

Wherever Jews have lived around the world, they have spoken and written using … Leer más

Richard Zimler: The Incandescent Threads

23 Tishri 5783 (18/10/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Where do the five novels in Richard Zimler’s Sephardic Cycle take place?

Richard Zimler is a best-selling novelist who specializes in historical fiction, generally with Jewish themes. Leer más

A Story for Sukkot:  The Esrog, by Sholem Aleichem

17 Tishri 5783 (11/10/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Sukkot, pronounced Sukkos by Ashkenazi Jews, is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei, between late September and late October. The holiday lasts seven days … Leer más

The Irish Jewish Museum, with Edwin Alkin

10 Tishri 5783 (04/10/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What Israeli personality inaugurated the Irish Jewish Museum in 1985, and what special relationship did he have with it?

The Irish Jewish Museum is located in the … Leer más

The Miracle on the Sea: A Yom Kippur Story by I. L. Peretz

3 Tishri 5783 (27/09/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Yitzhak Leib Peretz is considered to be one of the three great classical Yiddish writers, along with Mendele Mokher Seforim and Sholem Aleichem.  He was born in Poland, in 1852, and raised in … Leer más

A Rosh Hashonah Memoir, by Bella Chagall

25 Elul 5782 (20/09/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ –This week’s trivia question: What does the “tashlich” ritual consist of, and what does it symbolize? 

This week we celebrate Rosh Hashonah, the Jewish New Year, so to celebrate, we’ve decided … Leer más

Assaf Luxembourg:  A Passion for Promoting Israel

18 Elul 5782 (13/09/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the MyMDband wrist strap and who has it especially helped?

Assaf Luxembourg is an Israeli whose passion is promoting Israel throughout the world.  He is experienced in … Leer más

Jewish Dublin, with Alexander Vard

10 Elul 5782 (06/09/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What was the official name of the Jewish labor union in Dublin?

Alexander Vard is a historian, tour guide and graphic designer based just outside Dublin, Ireland, … Leer más

History of the Jews in Ireland, with Alexander Vard

3 Elul 5782 (30/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  When and why did the first Ashkenazi Jews arrive in Ireland, and where were they from?

The history of the Jews in Ireland extends back several centuries.Leer más

A Sephardic Summer, with Judith Cohen

27 Av 5782 (23/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What has the Portuguese government officially declared the Crypto-Judaism of the town of Belmonte to be?

Dr. Judith Cohen is an ethnomusicologist based in Toronto, where … Leer más

Zamora on the Map of Sepharad, with Jesús Jambrina

20 Av 5782 (16/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What connection does Zamora, Spain have to yeshivas that were founded in Amsterdam, North Africa and the Ottoman Empire after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492?

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Lenka Lichtenberg’s  THIEVES OF DREAMS: Poetry from the Holocaust

13 Av 5782 (09/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How many of Lenka’s grandmother’s poems talk about the situation of the Jews in the concentration camps?

Lenka Lichtenberg is a musician, composer, and producer.  She was … Leer más

Lenka Lichtenberg: Building Musical Bridges Among Cultures

6 Av 5782 (02/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How did a visit to Masada in Israel influence Lenka Lichtenberg’s life and music?

Lenka Lichtenberg is a Canadian musician, composer, and producer. She was born in … Leer más

NCSEJ: National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry, with CEO Mark Levin

28 Tammuz 5782 (26/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How has NCSEJ worked with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OCSE)?

NCSEJ was originally founded in 1971 as National Conference for Soviet Jewry (NCSJ), … Leer más

The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, with Dr. Linda Goff

20 Tammuz 5782 (19/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the theme for the NMJHS Annual Fall Conference this year?

Dr. Linda Goff is the President of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society.  Last week … Leer más

Jews in New Mexico:  A Long and Unique History, with Dr. Linda Goff

14 Tammuz 5782 (12/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Who was Solomon Jacob Spiegelberg and how did he radically influence Jewish life in New Mexico?

Dr. Linda Goff is the President of the New Mexico Jewish … Leer más