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‎19 Iyyar 5784 | ‎27/05/2024

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Linda Jiménez

Mark S. Zaid: Using the Law to Challenge Authority

14 Iyyar 5784 (21/05/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What does Whistleblower Aid do, and what do they charge?

Mark S. Zaid is an American attorney, based in Washington, D.C., with a practice focused on national security law, freedom of speech constitutional claims, and government … Leer más

The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, with Rafael Medoff

7 Iyyar 5784 (14/05/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  When did historians begin to look seriously at FDR’s response to the Holocaust?  And what did they discover?

The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies teaches … Leer más

Jewish and Native American:  «Two Tribes», with Emily Bowen Cohen

29 Nisan 5784 (07/05/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How old is the protagonist of Two Tribes and who was the book written for?

Emily Bowen Cohen is Jewish and a member of the Muscogee Nation.Leer más

Ordinary Jews Resisting Nazi Persecution, with Wolf Gruner 

22 Nisan 5784 (30/04/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How did Wolf first discover that there were individual Jews who resisted Nazi persecution?

Wolf Gruner is a German academic who has been the Founding Director of the … Leer más

“This Night of Nights”:  A Story for Passover by Sarah Lerner

15 Nisan 5784 (22/04/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we are celebrating Passover, so we are offering you a contemporary story, This Night of Nights, by Sarah Lerner. 

Sarah was born in London to a British Jewish mother … Leer más

JSpaceCanada, with Maytal Kowalski 

2 Nisan 5784 (09/04/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What are JSpaceCanada’s values and how does their work reflect them?

JSpaceCanada is a pro-Israel, pro-peace Zionist advocacy organization that champions a two-state solution in Israel-Palestine. The … Leer más

Josh Tuininga:  We Are Not Strangers

24 Adar II 5784 (02/04/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Where in Seattle does this story take place?

Josh Tuininga is an author, artist, and designer living in North Bend, Washington. After studying fine art at the … Leer más

American Highschoolers on a Study Trip to Spain

17 Adar II 5784 (26/03/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  In which Spanish town were the students able to see the original 1492 Edict of Expulsion of the Jews from Spain?

We recently met with a group … Leer más

Orejas o bolsillos de Haman, ¡en Purim no hay que elegir!

13 Adar II 5784 (22/03/2024) |

RECETAS CON HISTORIA, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Como saben Purim celebra la salvación de los judíos del plan de Hamán, el primer ministro del Rey de Persia, de matarlos. La palabra “purim” significa “suertes”, en el sentido de … Leer más

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

9 Adar II 5784 (19/03/2024) |

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

Two New Novellas by Nora Gold

3 Adar II 5784 (12/03/2024) |

 

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is a “flip book” and why did Nora choose to use this format?

Dr. Nora Gold is a prize-winning author who was born in Montreal, … Leer más

N. G. Haiduck:  A “Girl” Cabbie in New York

26 Adar I 5784 (05/03/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:   What is the only problem that Nancy had being a woman taxi driver?

N.G. Haiduck is an American poet.  She has received the Jerome Lowell DeJur Award … Leer más

Yale’s Fortunoff Archive and Songs from Testimonies Project

19 Adar I 5784 (27/02/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Why is a French boy scout song included in this collection?

In 1979 the Holocaust Survivors Film Project began taping the testimonies of survivors and witnesses in … Leer más

(Jewish) Gangsters vs. Nazis (in 1930s America), with Michael Benson

12 Adar I 5784 (20/02/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Who was Sparky Rubenstein and why did he become famous?

Michael Benson has written over sixty books and is one of the world’s most popular true-crime writers.  During … Leer más

Gad Franco: A Sephardi Turkish Patriot, with Anthony Gad Bigio

5 Adar I 5784 (13/02/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What happened to Gad Franco when he criticized the Turkish government for imposing a heavy tax on minorities during World War II?

Gad Franco was born in … Leer más

Happy 20th Birthday, Radio Sefarad!

27 Shevat 5784 (06/02/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many listeners did Radio Sefarad have every day during the pandemic?

Radio Sefarad is a communication project of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain. This month … Leer más

Tamar Ilana: Multilingual Singer and Flamenco Dancer

20 Shevat 5784 (30/01/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was «Fedora Upside-Down» and what did they do?

Tamar Ilana is a flamenco dancer and multi-lingual vocalist who is based in Toronto, Canada.  She is … Leer más

Guy Stern:  “Ritchie Boy” and Renowned Holocaust Scholar

14 Shevat 5784 (23/01/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What two things does the International Institute of the Righteous do? 

(Guy Stern, a German Jewish refugee who was one of the last known surviving members of … Leer más

Genie Milgrom:  Between the Stone and the Flower

7 Shevat 5784 (16/01/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the significance of the title of Genie’s movie: Between the Stone and the Flower?

Genie Milgrom was born in Havana Cuba into a Roman Catholic … Leer más

Warsaw: A City Divided, with Director Eric Bednarski

29 Tevet 5784 (09/01/2024) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many markers are there in the streets of Warsaw that indicate where the Ghetto was?

Eric Bednarski is a film writer, director, producer, and archival researcher.Leer más