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Linda Jiménez

Lenka Lichtenberg’s  THIEVES OF DREAMS: Poetry from the Holocaust

13 Av 5782 (09/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How many of Lenka’s grandmother’s poems talk about the situation of the Jews in the concentration camps?

Lenka Lichtenberg is a musician, composer, and producer.  She was … Leer más

Lenka Lichtenberg: Building Musical Bridges Among Cultures

6 Av 5782 (02/08/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How did a visit to Masada in Israel influence Lenka Lichtenberg’s life and music?

Lenka Lichtenberg is a Canadian musician, composer, and producer. She was born in … Leer más

NCSEJ: National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry, with CEO Mark Levin

28 Tammuz 5782 (26/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How has NCSEJ worked with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OCSE)?

NCSEJ was originally founded in 1971 as National Conference for Soviet Jewry (NCSJ), … Leer más

The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, with Dr. Linda Goff

20 Tammuz 5782 (19/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the theme for the NMJHS Annual Fall Conference this year?

Dr. Linda Goff is the President of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society.  Last week … Leer más

Jews in New Mexico:  A Long and Unique History, with Dr. Linda Goff

14 Tammuz 5782 (12/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Who was Solomon Jacob Spiegelberg and how did he radically influence Jewish life in New Mexico?

Dr. Linda Goff is the President of the New Mexico Jewish … Leer más

“Ver Vet Blaybn?” Award-winning Film about Yiddish Writer Avrom Sutzkever

7 Tammuz 5782 (05/07/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is the name of the Yiddish literary journal that Avrom Sutzkever founded in Israel in 1949 and edited until 1995?

Avrom Sutzkever was an acclaimed … Leer más

Sephardic Jews in the US, with Devin Naar.  Part II:  Life, Culture, Language

30 Sivan 5782 (28/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  When protesting in New York against the Nazis in 1933, who did the Sephardic Jews compare Hitler to?

Dr. Devin E. Naar is the chair of the … 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

The Sousa Mendes Foundation:  An Update

8 Sivan 5782 (07/06/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  How many different countries did recipients of Sousa Mendes visas come from?

Aristides de Sousa Mendes was the Portuguese consul-general in the French city of Bordeaux during … Leer más

Claudia Tijman: Judaica Jewelry in Spain

24 Iyyar 5782 (24/05/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is Claudia Tijman’s most popular design?

This week we’re speaking with Claudia Tijman.  She is a multifaceted artist and artisan who in the last two decades … Leer más

Don’t Cry, You’re a Jew:  An Anthology

17 Iyyar 5782 (17/05/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  Who is the target readership of this anthology?

Rosally Saltsman is an Israeli author and journalist who writes personal essays, short stories, articles and educational books on Jewish … Leer más

From Russia to Israel–Escaping the War…and BREAKING NEWS

10 Iyyar 5782 (10/05/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Before beginning our program, we want to bring you some BREAKING NEWS!!!  On May 4 the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain signed an agreement with the Complutense University of … Leer más

Golda Meir: Israel’s “Iron Lady”, with Ignacio Uría

3 Iyyar 5782 (03/05/2022) |

«It is not only a matter, I believe, of religious observance and practice. To me, being Jewish means and has always meant being proud to be part of a people that has maintained its distinct identity for more than 2,000 … Leer más

Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies, with Eliana Rapp Badihi

26 Nisan 5782 (26/04/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is special about the series of Testimonial Films that Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies has made with survivors to use in its educational programs?

Prophet in Our Midst: A Story for Passover

18 Nisan 5782 (19/04/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This Passover story is by Abraham Moses Klein, who was one of Canada’s most celebrated Jewish writers. Klein was born in  Ukraine in 1909, and his family moved to Montreal three or … Leer más

A (Traditional???) Passover Treat

12 Nisan 5782 (12/04/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Since it’s Passover season, and a time for traditional questions and answers, I thought I’d make this week’s trivia question related to tradition, yet more enigmatic … 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 ASF Institute of Jewish Experience, with Drora Arussy

27 Adar II 5782 (29/03/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What countries does IJE’s Crypto-Jews course focus on?

The American Sephardi Federation’s Institute of Jewish Experience is dedicated to ensuring that today’s Jews … Leer más

The House is in the Book: A Collaborative Work of Art

20 Adar II 5782 (22/03/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:  What is a “book artist”?

The House is in the Book is a collaborative work created by three artists who found ways to work during the … Leer más

A Purim Story by Sholem Aleichem

13 Adar II 5782 (15/03/2022) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we celebrate Purim, so, in keeping with English Corner tradition, I’m going to read you a story. This one is called «The Goldspinners«, and is one of the lesser-known stories … Leer más