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Virtual: Benjamin Gampel: The History of the Sephardic Jews

Date: August 13, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 9:45 am

This course will explore the social and religious aspects of Iberian Jewish life, from its origins in early Roman times, through its development under Islam, down through the expulsions and forced conversions to Christianity. Dr. Benjamin Gampel, the Dina and Eli Field Family Chair in Jewish History at Jewish Theological Seminary, will conclude with a discussion on the early years of the Sephardic diaspora, touching on themes of communal crisis, demographic shifts, and cultural transformation.

3-part series: Thursdays, August 13, 20, 27 | 8:30 - 9:45 am | $66 | REGISTER HERE