Archive: March 2021

(21W7) Jewish Community of Argentina, 14-Mar-2021 at 2-3:30 pm EDT

Posted on March 14, 2021

March 14th, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – You can watch the recoding of this class at https://youtu.be/7WcKggpMnDA Continuing its exploration of Jewish communities in Latin America, the Study Center turns to Argentina — home of the region’s largest Jewish community and the site of two horrendous anti-Semitic bombings in the 1990’s.  With a rabbinical seminary, cherished legacy of writers on Jewish life in […]

(21W8) The Mexican Jewish Community on 17 March 2021 at 7:00-8:30 PM EDT

Posted on March 17, 2021

March 17th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – A recoding of this class can be viewed at https://youtu.be/uGt_blwAOFs .  Jews have found their way to the area that is now Mexico from Spain and Portugal, from Europe and from the lands of the Ottoman Empire.  The Sephardi and Ashkenazi traditions have made notable imprimaturs on Mexican Jewish life.  While Mexico is often in […]

(21S1) Survivors’ Talmud on 2 May 2021

Posted on May 2, 2021

May 2nd, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – The recording of the Survivors’ Talmud class is at https://youtu.be/Qz_bAL4nKag .   Extra material supplied by Jackie Ben-Efraim is at 21S1 Survivors’ Talmud – Google Drive The Survivors’ Talmud, sometimes called the U.S. Army Talmud, is the amazing saga of how a set of Talmud came to be printed for the Jews in Displaced Persons (DP) […]