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El director israelí Asher Fisch dirige la ópera “Capriccio” en el Teatro Real de Madrid (entrevista en inglés)

10 Sivan 5779 (12/06/2019) |

EL MICRÓFONO DE ALICIA PERRIS – Born in Israel, Fisch began his conducting career as Daniel Barenboim’s assistant and kappellmeister at the Berlin Staatsoper. He has built his versatile repertoire at the major opera houses such as the … Leer más

An Introduction to Kabbalah, with Sarah Sonneborn

9 Sivan 5779 (11/06/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the ten spheres of Kabbalah?

Sarah Sonneborn is an Israeli historian. She has a master’s degree in the History of Spain and Sephardi Judaism … Leer más

Shavuot–Its Origins, Significance, Customs…and a Story

2 Sivan 5779 (04/06/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why are dairy foods traditionally eaten on Shavuot?

Shavuot is the Hebrew word for “weeks” and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the … Leer más

The Female Voice in the Sephardi Ballad, with Zeljko Jovanovic

24 Iyyar 5779 (28/05/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the difference between the themes of the ballads sung by men and women?

A romancero is a collection of Spanish romances, a type of … Leer más

Luisa Juárez: Jewish Writers and Holocaust Studies from a Multicultural Point of View

17 Iyyar 5779 (21/05/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why is the University of Alcalá de Henares an especially interesting place for foreign students who want to spend a year or semester studying abroad?

Luisa … Leer más

Neshama Carlebach: Songwriter, Singer and Human Rights Advocate

10 Iyyar 5779 (14/05/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What problem did Neshama Carlebach face with the Orthodox Jewish community after her father died?

Neshama Carlebach is the daughter of the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, … Leer más

Golda Meir: Israel’s “Iron Lady”, with Ignacio Uría

2 Iyyar 5779 (07/05/2019) |

“It is not only a matter, I believe, of religious observance and practice. To me, being Jewish means and has always meant being proud to be part of a people that has maintained its distinct identity for more than 2,000 … Leer más

The American Press and the Holocaust: Witness or Accomplice? with Alicia Ors

25 Nisan 5779 (30/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many articles did the New York Times publish about the Holocaust between 1936 and 1945 and how many did the Jewish Telegraphic Agency publish during the same … Leer más

A Passover Story and an Unusual Recipe

19 Nisan 5779 (23/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What does the Yiddish word “greevn” mean?

This week we are celebrating Passover, so I thought I’d give you a present. The story I’m going to … Leer más

Life Histories: Sephardi Jews in London and Holocaust Survivors in Israel, with Sharon Rapaport

12 Nisan 5779 (16/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When oral histories of Sephardi Jews in London were recorded, what differences were there in the ways men and women approached being interviewed?

Sharon Rapaport is … Leer más

Queen Esther and a Historical Perspective on Purim, with Sarah Sonneborn

5 Nisan 5779 (09/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the meaning of the name Esther?

Two weeks ago we celebrated Purim, and this week Israeli historian Sarah Sonneborn is going to reflect on … Leer más

Jeremy Dronfield: The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz (Book and Exhibit)

27 Adar II 5779 (02/04/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How much of the story in this book really happened, and how much is fictionalized?

Jeremy Dronfield is a bestselling writer of both fiction and non-fiction. … Leer más

Yitzhak Attias, Israeli Musician

20 Adar II 5779 (26/03/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the meaning of the Hebrew word “Reshimu”?

Yitzhak Attias is a percussionist and songwriter originally from Gibraltar, a British colony in the south of … Leer más

A Short Story for Purim: “Dressing Up”, by Mark Binder

12 Adar II 5779 (19/03/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we are celebrating Purim, so we thought you’d like to hear a Purim story. Mark Binder is an author and storyteller who lives in Providence, R.I. He is the founder … Leer más

Israel Story: Ancient Land, Modern Tales, with Mishy Harman

6 Adar II 5779 (12/03/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the similarities and differences between the Hebrew and English versions of Israel Story?

Israel Story or Sipur Israeli, is a radio initiative that brings … Leer más

Nazi Theft of Jewish Art, with Emilio Ramos-Sabas

29 Adar I 5779 (05/03/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why was Hildebrand Gurlitt released after the Monuments Men had found 20 boxes of stolen artwork in his possession and he was captured by American troops in 1945?

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Abraham Forum for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue, with Victoria Martín

22 Adar I 5779 (26/02/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many members does Abraham Forum have, and why?

The Abraham Forum for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue (Foro Abraham in Spanish) is non-profit organization that was … Leer más

Safed: From the Musta’arabim to Modern Times, with Ami Barr

14 Adar I 5779 (19/02/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is a “batea” and what is it used for?

Safed is the oldest and largest town in Israel’s Upper Galilee. The Jerusalem Talmud mentions it … Leer más

World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019: Concert of Three Cultures

8 Adar I 5779 (12/02/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: In what iconic venue in Madrid will the next Concert of Three Cultures be held on March 21?

The first week in February was declared World … Leer más

FRA Survey of Antisemitism in Europe: The Results

1 Adar I 5779 (05/02/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How is Jewish people’s perception of antisemitism different in Eastern and Western European countries?

The Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) is a London-based research institute … Leer más