Sunday Visits: “Vijita de Alhad”
Our Vijitas combine an educational presentation with social time and Sephardic style refreshments.
RSVP and Zoom info will be provided one month prior to each event.
~ Sunday, October 24, 2021- 3:00pm
“Our Sephardic Experience” Rabbi Nissim Elnecave TSS Room 110-114
Our First In-Person Event since Feb. 2020 – come together for a sweet social reunion!!
Rabbi Elnecave is now in South Florida with involvement with the Temple Moses Sephardic Congregation and with our own organization, the Sephardi Federation of PBC. He previously served as Executive Director of The Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America, La Ermandad Sefaradi, focusing on collaboration with Sephardic communities across the country. His background as a Mexican-born descendant of a Ladino speaking Ottoman-Turkish family served him well as Rabbi for Mikdash Eliyahu in Brooklyn and consultant for Yeshiva University. He will share personal stories and exciting updates on Sephardic Education Projects across the globe.
$10/Members $12/Guests Includes coffee and Sephardic refreshments. RSVP: email@example.com (561) 301-0119
~ Sunday, November 14, 2021-3:00pm
“The Monastir Project” Sarah Aroeste via Zoom TSS ROOM 110-114
We are proud to have been included as an organizational sponsor for Sarah Aroeste’s Monastir Project. What began as an idea to collect and record songs from her family’s roots in Bitola became an international initiative to build awareness of the lost Jewish community’s history, honor its memory and restore an ancient cemetery. She will give us a personal update on her project’s progress as well as some live performances of songs from her album whose making involved over 30 musicians, 5 countries, 10 tracks, and 3 languages coming together to celebrate the once-flourishing Sephardic community of Monastir.
$12/Members $15/Guests Includes coffee and Sephardic refreshments.
($10 suggested Zoom donation) RSVP details to follow.
~ Sunday,January 16, 2022-3:00pm
“Jews of Izmir” Dina Danon via Zoom TSS TEMPLE SANCTUARY
Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies and History at Binghamton University/NY, Dina Danon shares insights from her new book. Using previously untapped Ladino archival material, Prof. Danon presents a new view on this often overlooked Sephardi community, which was a major center of Jewish life for over 400 years in the exotic Ottoman port city of Izmir. $12/Members $15/Guests Includes coffee and dessert post-concert program ($10 suggested Zoom donation) RSVP details to follow.
If you are interested in Dina’s book you can select the kindle edition for $14.04 or the paperback for $23.49 (there is also a hardcover for $85): https://smile.amazon.com/Jews-Ottoman-Izmir-History-Stanford-ebook/dp/B08526MZ5W/ref=sr_1_1?crid=RLOBQKNASKAA&keywords=dina+danon&qid=1642007358&sprefix=dina+danon%2Caps%2C102&sr=8-1
~ Sunday, February 13, 2022- 3:00pm
“Siempre Ladino-Ladino Forever” Susana Behar
South Florida/International Ladino Day Concert TSS TEMPLE SANCTUARY
Exciting presentation of Judeo-Spanish music interpreted by renown performer and Federation member Susana Behar accompanied by outstanding musicians and dancing. Inspired by her album Tapiz and her Ladino studies, her program includes songs from Andalusia to the Balkans. Don’t miss Susana’s extraordinary and moving renditions of traditional and new Ladino songs.
This event is sponsored in memory of Albert & Doris Altabet and Sarah & Leon (Yehudah) Saltiel. $25/Members, $30/Guests, $18 Live Stream: Includes coffee and dessert post-concert reception. See the event page for ticket details: https://sephardifederationpbc.org/event/siempre-ladino-ladino-forever-susana-behar-in-concert/