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Jewish Bulgaria: A Virtual Sephardic Journey

Sun April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CEST

Join us for a dynamic interactive trip through Bulgaria’s rich Jewish heritage.

Join us for a dynamic interactive trip through Bulgaria’s rich Jewish heritage. You will have a chance to learn about the history and culture of the Bulgarian Sephardic Jews and the details surrounding the survival of 50,000 of them during the Holocaust. Joseph will also share personal family stories of growing up and being part of the country’s vibrant. Jewish community.

With your contribution you will also be donating to the publication of a collection of Ladino proverbs and sayings from the Balkans.

About Joseph

Joseph Benatov holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches Hebrew. He is originally from Bulgaria and a member of Sofia’s Jewish community. Joseph has over 15 years of experience leading travelers across the Balkans, including UNESCO representatives, 92nd Street Y visitors, JDC board members, and Anti-Defamation League officials. He lectures regularly on the history of Jewish life in Bulgaria and on Balkan Sephardic culture. Every summer Joseph leads Sephardic trips to the Balkans.

Details

Date:
Sun April 24
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CEST
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jewish-bulgaria-a-virtual-sephardic-journey-tickets-307040264697

Organizer

Qesher – Discover, Learn, Connect
Phone:
+36 30 616 0468
Email:
info@qesher.com
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IRL / Online
Online
Ages
All Ages

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