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“The Little Boy Who Loved Hamantaschen”–A Purim Story by Mark Binder

13 Adar 5775 (03/03/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why are we supposed to make a lot of noise when we hear the name of Haman?

This week we are celebrating Purim, so we thought you’d like … Leer más

Avishai Cohen, Jazz Trumpeter

6 Adar 5775 (24/02/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How does Avishai Cohen feel about making mistakes?

Avishai Cohen  was born in Tel Aviv in 1978 and began performing in public at … Leer más

Dolores Pérez Frías, Director of Israel’s National Tourism Office in Madrid; also, the Massada Opera Festival

29 Shevat 5775 (17/02/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two operas will be performed at Massada’s open-air festival in June?

At the end of January, we visited FITUR, one of the most important international … Leer más

50th Anniversary of Israel’s Ministry of Tourism, with Amir Halevi, its General Director

22 Shevat 5775 (10/02/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: From which two continents is Israel working to attract new tourism?

We recently visited FITUR, the annual international tourism fair held in Madrid … Leer más

Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion’s YidLife Crisis

15 Shevat 5775 (03/02/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Where do all the episodes of YidLife Crisis take place?

YidLife Crisis  is a new web series that begins with the warning that «The following contains … Leer más

Dr. Joseph Toltz: Brundibar–Children’s Opera in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp

8 Shevat 5775 (27/01/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many times was the children’s opera Brundibar performed in the Terezin concentration camp?

On January 27, Europe commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day. This … Leer más

Dr. Jerold C. Frakes: Bovo-Bukh, a Medieval Yiddish Tale of Chivalry

1 Shevat 5775 (20/01/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What popular Yiddish expression has its origin in the title of the medieval epic Bovo-Bukh?

Dr. Jerold C. Frakes is a professor of … Leer más

Linda Hirsch: The Cuban Jewish Community (Thirteen Years Later)

23 Tevet 5775 (13/01/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why does the Jewish population of Cuba fluctuate so much that it makes it difficult to calculate how many Jews there actually are in the … Leer más

Rabbi Mark S. Golub: The Jewish Broadcasting Service (Shalom TV)

16 Tevet 5775 (06/01/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many different types of programs are shown on JBS, and where and how can you watch them?

JBS, the Jewish Broadcasting Service, which was formerly … Leer más

Flori Senor Rosenthal: «Nono’s Kisses»—A Ladino Book for Children

9 Tevet 5775 (30/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Where did Flori Senor Rosenthal get her inspiration for the Ladino phrases used in her book?

Flori Senor Rosenthal is the author and … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Jonathan Webber— The Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow

2 Tevet 5775 (23/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How was Jewish life in Galicia different from that in the rest of Poland when the region was under Austrian control in the 19th century?

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«Chanukah in the Poorhouse», by Isaac Bashevis Singer

25 Kislev 5775 (16/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we’re celebrating Chanukah, so we decided to read you a Chanukah story. It is called “Chanukah in the Poorhouse”, and was written by Isaac Bashevis Singer . … Leer más

Jews in Poland–Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych: Janusz Korczak, Educator and Children’s Rights Advocate

18 Kislev 5775 (09/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What organization founded and funded Janusz Korczak’s orphanage in Warsaw at the beginning of the 20th Century?

The UN General Assembly proclaimed December 10 as Human … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Jonathan Ornstein—Director of Krakow’s Jewish Community Centre

11 Kislev 5775 (02/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who founded the Krakow JCC, and when was it opened?

Krakow’s Jewish Community Centre, in the heart of the centuries-old Jewish Kazimierz neighborhood, is playing an … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Jonathan Webber—Preserving Jewish Heritage

4 Kislev 5775 (25/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How were some synagogue buildings able to survive World War II intact? And what happened to many of them later?

Jonathan Webber is a British social … Leer más

Gilda Frantz: Jungian Analyst and Writer

25 Heshvan 5775 (18/11/2014) |

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

Gilda Frantz has been a Jungian analyst in Santa Monica, California since 1977. Mrs. Frantz is the editor-in-chief of Psychological … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Matan Shefi—The Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center

19 Heshvan 5775 (11/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two databases are unique to the Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center in Warsaw?

The Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center  is … Leer más

Claudia Tijman: Artist and Artisan

12 Heshvan 5775 (04/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What new sculpture technique has Claudia Tijman developed?

Claudia Tijman is an artist and artisan based in Madrid. She was born in Argentina … Leer más

Mariano González-Arnao: “1492: A Serious Historical Mistake”

5 Heshvan 5775 (28/10/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two 16th-century Spanish saints, who are also major figures in Spanish literature, were of Jewish origin?

Mariano González-Arnao is a veteran jurist, … Leer más

Jews in Poland: The Museum of the History of Polish Jews

28 Tishri 5775 (21/10/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What monument, formally unveiled in April, 1948, faces the entrance to the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw?

The Museum of the … Leer más