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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

George Sherman: “We discovered Mauthausen”

24 Shevat 5779 (29/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When the 11th Armored Division of the American Army discovered the Mauthausen concentration camp in May, 1945, how many Spanish prisoners did they find there?

George … Leer más

Solomon Perel: “I Was Hitler Youth Solomon” (Europa Europa)

17 Shevat 5779 (22/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What were the last words of advice that Sally Perel’s parents gave him, and did he follow that advice?

When the Nazis came to power, systematic … Leer más

A New Jewish Cemetery in Madrid, with Pamela Rolfe

10 Shevat 5779 (15/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How long did it take to build the new Jewish cemetery once the land was obtained?

Bet-El is Madrid’s Conservative, or Masorti Jewish community. Since its … Leer más

Edith Scott Saavedra: The Lamps of Albarracín

2 Shevat 5779 (08/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why did many Jews in the Aragon region of Spain convert to Christianity voluntarily, even before the Inquisition was a threat?

Edith Scott Saavedra earned a … Leer más

Genie Milgrom: Pyre to Fire

25 Tevet 5779 (01/01/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are some symbols that conversos etched on their houses as a way of communicating with other Crypto-Jews?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana, Cuba, into … Leer más

J€W$ GOT MON€Y: A Documentary (Jewish Poverty in New York)

18 Tevet 5779 (25/12/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why did the filmmakers choose New York to make a documentary about Jewish poverty?

Did you know that one in five Jewish people in New York … Leer más

Daniella Levy—Letters to Josep: Judaism, as told to a Christian friend

10 Tevet 5779 (18/12/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is “Breaking Stereotypes and Bridging Differences”?

Daniella Levy is a writer and Hebrew-English translator. She was born in New York and immigrated to Israel with … Leer más

Bettina Caro, Sephardi Artist

4 Tevet 5779 (11/12/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What color do Sephardic Jews use to ward off the evil eye?

The Sephardi painter Bettina Caro was born in Casablanca and now works in a … Leer más

“Chanukah on a Ship to America”, by Sholem Asch

27 Kislev 5779 (04/12/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week is Chanukah, so we are going to celebrate with a Chanukah story.

Sholem Asch was born in Kutno, Poland, in 1880. In 1899 he moved to Warsaw, where he wrote stories, … Leer más