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Sukkot: Some Customs and a Story by Abraham Reisin

15 Tishri 5782 (20/09/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – The Festival of Sukkot begins on the 15th of Tishrei, the fifth day after Yom Kippur, and lasts for seven days. It is quite a drastic transition, from one of the most … Leer más

Yom Kippur in Hell: A Story by I. L. Peretz

9 Tishri 5782 (14/09/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Isaac 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 the shtetl of Zamoshtch, Poland, … Leer más

Yuval Ron and Mindfulness Music for Kids

29 Elul 5781 (06/09/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What do Yuval Ron’s music and stories have in common?

Yuval Ron is an internationally renowned World Music artist, composer, educator, peace activist, writer, lecturer and record producer. Graduating … Leer más

Shanah Tovah! A Rosh Hashonah recipe for a sweet New Year

23 Elul 5781 (31/08/2021) |

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

This week we’re celebrating Rosh Hashonah, the Jewish New Year, so we’re offering you a special holiday program.  As you know, most … Leer más

CHUTZ-POW! Superheroes of the Holocaust

10 Elul 5781 (17/08/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What three themes are found in every volume of the CHUTZ-POW! series?

CHUTZ-POW! SUPERHEROES OF THE HOLOCAUST is an acclaimed and ongoing comic-book series created and published … Leer más

DOROT: Bringing Generations Together

3 Elul 5781 (10/08/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How old are DOROT’s volunteers, and what is the average age of their clients?

DOROT is the Hebrew word for “generations.» The organization is dedicated to learning and … Leer más

KlezKanada, with Sebastian Schulman

26 Av 5781 (03/08/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – KlezKanada’s signature activity is a weeklong festival in Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains with classes and workshops with dozens of the world’s top musicians in Jewish folk music during the day and … Leer más

Patricia Martínez de Vicente: La Clave Embassy

19 Av 5781 (27/07/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was Eduardo Martínez Alonso’s profession and how was he able to use it to save thousands of people from the nazis during World War II?

(This … Leer más

Centro Sefarad-Israel on its 15th Anniversary, with Director Miguel de Lucas

12 Av 5781 (20/07/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many Spanish teachers has Centro Sefarad-Israel sent to Yad Vashem in Israel, and what did they do there?

Centro Sefarad-Israel is an institution created in … Leer más

ELI Talks and My Jewish Learning, with Sharon Weiss-Greenberg

5 Av 5781 (13/07/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many recordings has ELI Talks done so far?

ELI Talks began in 2012 at the North American Jewish Day School Conference as a production of The … Leer más

The Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program, with Arie Katz

26 Tammuz 5781 (06/07/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many online programs does CSP usually have every week?

The Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program (OCCSP) was founded in 2001 as a community-wide … Leer más

Daniel Höltgen: Council of Europe’s First Special Representative on Religious Intolerance

20 Tammuz 5781 (29/06/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What has the French Jewish Students’ Union done to combat antisemitism online?

The Council of Europe was founded in 1949 by the Treaty of London, largely in response to the horrors … Leer más

Secular Synagogue, with Rabbi Denise Handlarski

13 Tammuz 5781 (22/06/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How is Secular Synagogue different from other Jewish programs and sites?

Denise Handlarski is the founder and rabbi of Secular Synagogue, an online community for Jews … Leer más

The Baltimore Zionist District, with Caren Leven

6 Tammuz 5781 (15/06/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many people attended the BZD’s first virtual event last year, and how many are attending now?

The Baltimore Zionist District (BZD) uses its direct Israeli connection … Leer más

Reconstructionist Judaism: The Fourth Stream, with Rabbi Mira Wasserman

29 Sivan 5781 (08/06/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the most controversial position of Reconstructionist Judaism nowadays?

Reconstructionist Judaism is a politically and religiously progressive Jewish movement that is the smallest and youngest of the so-called … Leer más

On Burning Ground: An Amazing Story of Survival, with Michael Skakun

22 Sivan 5781 (01/06/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  When Joseph Skakun was working as a slave laborer for the Nazis, how did he hide his Yiddish accent from his Russian and Polish companions?

Michael Skakun, … Leer más

ANU: The NEW Museum of the Jewish People

15 Sivan 5781 (25/05/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ –This week’s trivia question:  How can you and your community become a part of the new Museum of the Jewish People?

Beit Hatfutsot was originally known as the Museum of the … Leer más

Yiddish Farm Revisited

7 Sivan 5781 (18/05/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many people have participated in Yiddish Farm’s classes?  And in their farm tours?

Yiddish Farm is located in Goshen, New York, about 60 miles, or 100 kilometers, … Leer más

Shavuot–History, Customs and a Story: «Greens for Shavuos» by Sholem Aleichem

1 Sivan 5781 (11/05/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why do some people decorate their homes with greens and fresh flowers on Shavuot?

Shavuot (pronounced Shavuos by Ashkenazi Jews) is not as well-known as other holidays … Leer más

A Hollywood Mother (A Story for Mother’s Day) by Chaver Paver

23 Iyyar 5781 (04/05/2021) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Many countries observe Mother’s Day in May, so this week we are celebrating with a special story, by a writer whom you may not know.

Chaver Paver is the pen name of the … Leer más