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‎15 Nisan 5779 | ‎20/04/2019

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Linda Jiménez

Democrats Abroad Israel, with Heather Stone

5 Adar 5778 (20/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many members does Democrats Abroad have in Israel?

In 2016, the U.S. State Department estimated that there are 9 million U.S. citizens living abroad.

Exhibit “De la luz al secreto”, with Moisés Bentata

29 Shevat 5778 (13/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How has Judaism influenced Moisés Bentata’s art?

On January 30, the exhibition De la Luz al Secreto, (“From the Light to the Secret”) was inaugurated at … Leer más

The Sephardic Influence in the U.S., with Miguel de Lucas

21 Shevat 5778 (06/02/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What special accommodation was made for Jews at the first celebration party of Independence Day in the United States?

The Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and … Leer más

Auschwitz: The Exhibition

14 Shevat 5778 (30/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Aside from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, what other museums and institutions have contributed to this exhibition?

On December 1 the world´s first Auschwitz traveling exhibition opened … Leer más

“Surviving Skokie”, with Eli Adler

8 Shevat 5778 (23/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was the NSPA?

Eli Adler is a professional cinematographer with more than thirty years experience. He is a child of a Holocaust survivor, and has … Leer más

Centro Sefarad-Israel’s 10th Anniversary

1 Shevat 5778 (16/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is the Institute of Jewish Culture, and what percentage of Centro Sefarad-Israel’s activities does it organize?

On February 8, 2007 the official opening of the … Leer más

The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education, with Shlomi Ravid

23 Tevet 5778 (09/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the CJPE’s Peoplehood Papers, and how long have they been publishing them?

In recent years there has been a tremendous growth of interest in … Leer más

“Un saco de canicas” de Christian Duguay, con Linda Jiménez

18 Tevet 5778 (04/01/2018) |

EL CELULOIDE ELEGIDO – Si, como apunta Linda Jiménez, la película franco-canadiense Un saco de canicas es “muy recomendable”, los amantes de la novela de Joseph Joffo estamos de enhorabuena. La responsable de nuestro English Corner  (cinéfila empedernida) comenta … Leer más

Kibbutz, Moshav, Moshava, with Ami Barr

16 Tevet 5778 (02/01/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who were the Sobotnikim, and what was their role in the settlement of the Land of Israel?

Most people have heard of the kibbutz, a collectively owned and … Leer más

Nora Gold and Jewish Fiction.net

9 Tevet 5778 (26/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How often is Jewish Fiction.net published, and how many stories are there in each issue?

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

Turkish Music, with Ethnomusicologist Dorit Klebe

1 Tevet 5778 (19/12/2017) |

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

Dorit Klebe is a German ethnomusicologist from Berlin, where she studied musicology, ethnomusicology and turcology. She conducted fieldwork in Turkey, Greece, Italy … Leer más

A Hanukkah Memoir, by Norma Rosen

25 Kislev 5778 (12/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we’re celebrating Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, so this is a special holiday program. In this memoir, “A Generation Reclaims Hanukkah”, American author Norma Rosen tells of her own experience … Leer más

Jewish Vilna between the Wars, with Helen Mintz

18 Kislev 5778 (05/12/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why did Abraham Karpinowitz write about Vilna’s “ordinary” people?

Helen Mintz is an internationally acclaimed solo artist, storyteller, translator from Yiddish to English and teacher based … Leer más

Abraham Karpinowitz’s Vilna My Vilna, with Helen Mintz

11 Kislev 5778 (28/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two major themes run through Abraham Karpinowitz’s writings?

Helen Mintz is an internationally acclaimed solo artist, storyteller, translator from Yiddish to English and teacher based … Leer más

Yiddish Culture in Prewar Warsaw, with Karolina Szymaniak

4 Kislev 5778 (21/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How was Jewish culture viewed by the surrounding non-Jewish Polish society in prewar Warsaw?

Dr. Karolina Szymaniak has a PhD in literary and cultural studies. She … Leer más

Jewish Museum Berlin, with Maren Krüger

26 Heshvan 5778 (14/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What percentage of the visitors to Berlin’s Jewish Museum are from other countries, and what is their main reason for visiting the museum?

The Jewish Museum … Leer más

Journal for Diasporic Hebrew, with Tal Hever-Chybowski

18 Heshvan 5778 (07/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What centuries-old traditional method was used to finance the publication of the second issue of Journal for Diasporic Hebrew?

Tal Hever-Chybowski grew up in Jerusalem and … Leer más

The Israeli Diaspora: Israelis in Berlin

11 Heshvan 5778 (31/10/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is it about Berlin that attracts many Israelis to move there?

Diaspora-Israel Day is a new holiday which was initiated by project Domim-aLike, which is a … Leer más

Vilna, 1939: Khurbn-Forshung (Holocaust Research), with Miriam Schulz

5 Heshvan 5778 (24/10/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question:: What is the integrative method in Holocaust studies, and why was it especially innovative in 1939?

Born and raised in Berlin, Miriam Schulz completed her BA in … Leer más

Yiddish in Berlin, with Tal Hever-Chybowski

28 Tishri 5778 (17/10/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are three reasons why people may want to learn Yiddish?

The Medem Library in Paris is the largest Yiddish language library in Europe. It was … Leer más