The Jews of Sepharad (Fall 2017 Lectures)

Schedule of Lectures

Monday Evenings @ 7pm at the Mighty Avenue J Campus of Touro College

1602 Avenue J Brooklyn NY 11230

Free and Open to the Community

Please click here to Sponsor a Lecture or contact us at (718) 535-9333

September 11:

The Ancient Origins of Sephardic Jewry

Sponsored by the Jewish Pro-Life Foundation in memory of

David and Dorothy Routman

September 18:

Sephardic Jewry and the Muslim Conquest of 711

Sponsored by Katherine and Vick Crespin, in gratitude to Hashem for protecting their family from harm during Hurricane Irma.

September 25:

Who Was Hasdai ibn Shaprut?

Sponsored by Cheil Boded Arkansas, “L’shana tova…and many more inspiring on-line programs.”

October 2:

Who was Shmuel Ha-Nagid?

Sponsored by an anonymous donor in memory of Abraham N. Bressler on the occasion of his 39th Yahrzeit

and by H. Max Marcus in memory of H. Maldonado z”l

and by Mrs. Rose Lowensohn

No Class October 9

October 16:

Who was Yehuda ha-Levi?

Sponsored by Katherine and Vick Crespin, in gratitude to Hashem for protecting their family from harm during Hurricane Irma.

October 23:

Who was Abraham ibn Ezra?

Sponsored by Cheil Boded Arkansas, “L’shana tova…and many more inspiring on-line programs.”

October 30:

Torah from the Years of Wrath, 1939-1943

The Historical Context of The Hasidic Holocaust Writings of

Rabbi Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira

Lecture and Book Launch of Dr. Abramson’s Newest Work

November 6:

Who was Shlomo ibn Gabriol?

Lecture sponsored by K. Wigs, “for my grandfather, who always told me to look it up!” and Mr. Romulo Mattos, and Barb and Ken Melichar in memory of Lou and Jennie Ehrlich

November 13:

Who was Bahya ibn Pakuda?

Lecture sponsored by an anonymous donor

for the Refuah Sheleima of Mordechai ben Batya

No Class November 20

November 27:

Who was Abraham Zacuto?

Lecture sponsored by Mr. Max Sklar, voting for the continuation of these lectures.

December 4:

Who was Abraham Seneor?

Lecture sponsored by Mr. Cyril Alvarez in memory of Philip Benjamin Stofkoper (B. 1761, 1856), Don Felipe Alvarez (B. 1549 D. After 1612), Menachem Mendel Stern (B. 1921 D. 2016), André Levi (B. 1923 D. 2013) and their Families.

December 11:

Who was Don Isaac Abrabanel?

Sponsored by Mr. Charles Joseph in memory of Dovid Yitzchok ben Shmuel

December 25:

Was Christopher Columbus Jewish?

Sponsored by Christopher and Anne Marie Bray in the merit of the victims of Hurricane Irma

Please click here to Sponsor a Lecture or contact us at (718) 535-9333

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