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Jewish Studies 4th Annual Judeo-Spanish Culture Week

  • Monday, Jan. 23, 5:00-6:15 pm, McCord Auditorium of Dallas Hall, SMU campusCo-sponsored with the Medieval Studies Program

    Prof. Maya Soifer Irish, Rice University, lecture

    “Jews and Christians in Medieval Castile: Tradition, Coexistence, and Change”

  • Thursday, Jan. 26, 7:30 pm, Stern Chapel at Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 75225Co-sponsored with the Rabbi Levi A. Olan Lecture Series

    Prof. David R. Blumenthal, Emory University, lecture

    “The Aliyah Series: Perspectives of a Spanish Artist on the Jewish State”

Dr. Blumenthal will discuss this unique series of lithographs depicting scenes from the State of Israel. The Dali exhibit will be on display at Temple Emanu-El from January 26- February 2

  • Sunday, Jan. 29, McCord Auditorium, 2:00-2:45 pmScreening of Fiestaremos! Judy Frankel and the Sephardic Music Tradition

    This film explores the life and work of musician Judy Frankel, a San Francisco singer who championed the musical traditions of the Sephardic Jews by performing and preserving songs dating back more than five centuries. Judeo-Spanish reception to follow.

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