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Introduction to Sephardic History, Culture & Language



Course Description:
In this course, participants will learn about the rich culture and history of Sephardic Jews. Participants will begin each session by watching a pre-recorded lecture by Professor Devin Naar from his series titled,
"The Rise and Fall of Ladino Speaking Jews."

After the lecture, a group of Sephardic BWC community leaders will facilitate a group discussion and, bringing in their own family experiences, will explore:
the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry, the Inquisition, and Expulsion; the Ladino language and its role in Sephardic history; and learn about modern-day Sephardim in the diaspora. 

 

Dates: Wednesday evenings: Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Dec. 18 (5 Sessions)

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: BWC 6 Webster St. Brookline, MA 02446

 

Tuition: $80 BWC members ($16/session) // $100 non members ($20/session). Cost should never be a barrier to accessing our programs so feel free to pay what you can. Email maddy@circleboston.org with questions.

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