This year's troika of talks by internationally-recognized Jewish scholars on the theme
"The Power of Words in Jewish Identity"
will take place
Sunday August 12 1-5 pm
Congregation Beit Tikva, Santa Fe
Avinoam J. Patt
“Heroes and Martyrs of the Warsaw Ghetto: Memory and Identity”
Ph.D. New York University. He is the Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, where he is also director of the Museum of Jewish Civilization. Previously, he worked at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. He has written extensively on Jews in post-Holocaust Europe. His recent anthology on American Jewish fiction was Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.
Vanessa Paloma Elbaz
“Encoded Messages in the Jewish Music of Morocco”
Ph.D. Sorbonne. She is the director of KHOYA: Jewish Morocco Sound Archive. She is a Broome and Allen Fellow of the American Sephardi Federation and a member of the Center for Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Studies of the Sorbonne. Her publications have been with Cambridge University Press, Routledge, CSIC among others. In 2018 she was honored for her contribution to Moroccan cultural life by the Foundation of the Hassan II Mosque and by the Association Marocains Pluriels.
“Family Matters: Joseph Skibell Reads from his Fiction and Nonfiction”
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