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‎12 Tishri 5783 | ‎07/10/2022

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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

“Ver Vet Blaybn?” Award-winning Film about Yiddish Writer Avrom Sutzkever

7 Tammuz 5782 (05/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the name of the Yiddish literary journal that Avrom Sutzkever founded in Israel in 1949 and edited until 1995?

Avrom Sutzkever was an acclaimed … Leer más

Sephardic Jews in the US, with Devin Naar.  Part II:  Life, Culture, Language

30 Sivan 5782 (28/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  When protesting in New York against the Nazis in 1933, who did the Sephardic Jews compare Hitler to?

Dr. Devin E. Naar is the chair of the … Leer más

Sephardic Jews in the US, with Devin Naar.  Part I:  Some History

23 Sivan 5782 (21/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What were the causes of Jewish emigration from the former Ottoman Empire at the beginning of the 20th century?

Dr. Devin E. Naar is the Isaac Alhadeff … Leer más

Jozef Wittlin: Renowned Polish Jewish Writer, with Elizabeth Wittlin Lipton

16 Sivan 5782 (14/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What was the name of the poem that Wittlin wrote in 1919, which gave rise to his novel Salt of the Earth?

Jozef Wittlin was a Polish … Leer más

The Sousa Mendes Foundation:  An Update

8 Sivan 5782 (07/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How many different countries did recipients of Sousa Mendes visas come from?

Aristides de Sousa Mendes was the Portuguese consul-general in the French city of Bordeaux during … Leer más

Claudia Tijman: Judaica Jewelry in Spain

24 Iyyar 5782 (24/05/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is Claudia Tijman’s most popular design?

This week we’re speaking with Claudia Tijman.  She is a multifaceted artist and artisan who in the last two decades … Leer más

Don’t Cry, You’re a Jew:  An Anthology

17 Iyyar 5782 (17/05/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Who is the target readership of this anthology?

Rosally Saltsman is an Israeli author and journalist who writes personal essays, short stories, articles and educational books on Jewish … Leer más