¡Celebrate! The Jewish Experience in Spanish-Speaking Countries: The third year of ¡Celébrate! The Jewish Experience in Spanish-Speaking Countries, organized by the New Mexico Anti-Defamation League.
An unprecedented week+ of film, music, exhibits and lectures
highlighting the extraordinary historic and contemporary journey of the
Jewish people after their expulsion from Spain in 1492.
Click here for the complete schedule. Events are taking place in both Albuquerque and Santa Fe, continuing with:
Thu 10 Nov @ 7:00 @ Cong Albert Abq: Lecture: Mexico…A Legacy of Refuge for Jewish Immigrants: Enrique Chmelnik of the Memoria y Tolerancia Museum in Mexico City.
Fri 11 Nov @ Noon @ UNM Abq: Lecture: Mexico…A Legacy of Refuge for Jewish Immigrants: Enrique Chmelnik of the Memoria y Tolerancia Museum in Mexico City.
Fri 11 Nov @ Abq: Sephardic Sabbath Services: Jewish congregations in Albuquerque will conduct Friday night Sabbath services in English, Spanish and Ladino. Cong Albert: 6:00 pm. Cong B’nai Israel: 6:00 pm. Nahalat Shalom: 7:00 pm.
Fri 11 Nov @ 7:30 pm @ Cong Beit Tikva SFe: Lecture: Mexico…A Legacy of Refuge for Jewish Immigrants: Enrique Chmelnik of the Memoria y Tolerancia Museum in Mexico City.
Sun 13 Nov @ 2:00 pm @ NHCC Abq: Lecture: From Expulsion to Shakespeare...the Spanish Jews of 16th Century Europe: Lecture
and book-signing. Author Sandra Toro tells the sweeping story of the most important Sephardic
family of the sixteenth century from Portugal to Istanbul. By Fire Possessed is the life of Dona Gracia Nasi, one of the most important women of her day. Princes, Popes and Pirates tells the life story of Joseph Nasi, her nephew and heir who had the power to move empires and challenge popes.
Sun 13 Nov @ 2:00 pm @ Cong Beit Tikva SFe: Film: The Last Sephardic Jew: This
award-winning Spanish film traces the journey of a young Rabbi who
searches for his Sephardic roots from Jerusalem to the Caribbean to
Spain, looking to keep his culture alive.
Tue 15 Nov @ 7:00 pm @ NHCC Abq: Concert & Lecture: The Figueroa Family and its Jewish Roots; a Journey through Music: A concert presentation with music, stories and photographs with Guillermo Figueroa, violin, and Ivonne Figueroa, piano.