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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

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

1948–The Exhibition: The Founding of the State of Israel

5 Nisan 5782 (05/04/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Why does the exhibition emphasize the time period beginning with World War I?

1948 – The Exhibition is a project by the German NGO DEIN–“Democracy and Information”. … Leer más

The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience

10 Shevat 5782 (11/01/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How does the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience use a traditional craft to involve its visitors?

The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, which recently opened … Leer más

Jews in South Africa, with Gavin Morris

3 Heshvan 5781 (20/10/2020) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  About how many Jews are there in South Africa, and where do most of them live?

Gavin Morris was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, which at the time … Leer más

Jewish Resilience through Chocolate, with Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

26 Tishri 5781 (13/10/2020) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  In the 16th and 17th centuries on what ritual occasions did Jews in Mexico drink chocolate?

Rabbi Deborah Prinz is Rabbi Emerita of Temple Adat Shalom in San … Leer más

Upon the Wings of an Eagle: A Family Saga by Chaya Diane Hager

4 Elul 5779 (03/09/2019) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the name of the German Jewish philanthropist whose organization sponsored the large-scale emigration of persecuted Jews from Russia in the 19th century, and the founding of Moisés … 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

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

Crypto-Jews in Latin America, with Genie Milgrom

13 Kislev 5779 (20/11/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: About how many Jews were there in Spain and Portugal at the time of the Inquisition, and what happened to them?

(NOTE: This is the second program … Leer más

Jewish History in Poland, with Amelia Serraller

24 Tishri 5779 (02/10/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: In what year were Jews first given political rights by the Polish king?

Amelia Serraller studied Slavic Philology at the Complutense University in Madrid, where she … Leer más

Spain’s Ancient Jewish Cemeteries, with Dominique Tomasov

11 Elul 5778 (21/08/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: About how many Jewish cemeteries were there in Spain at the time of the Expulsion in 1492? And how many communities did they serve?

Dominique Tomasov … Leer más

Jewish Barcelona, with Dominique Tomasov–Part I: The History

14 Tammuz 5778 (26/06/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What book was found hidden in the wall of a building in Barcelona in 1846? And what does it tell us about the person who hid it there?

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Maristella Botticini– The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History 70-1492

10 Iyyar 5776 (17/05/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who were the Amei Haaretz, and what did the Talmud say about them?

Maristella Botticini is professor of economics, as well as director and fellow of … Leer más