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Saturday, February 16 • 9:40pm - 10:40pm
The Empty Synagogue: Judaism in Spain After 1492

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Many think that Judaism was erased from the Iberian Peninsula in 1492. This presentation will explore the Jewish history of Spain from 1492 to present day, with special attention to the history of the Jewish-converts, the Inquisition and famous Spanish characters with Jewish origins. Jewish life in Spain did not completely end in 1492--and 21st century Spain cannot be understood without understanding its Jewish roots.

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Haim Casas

Haim Casas is the Executive Director of Makom Sefarad. Haim is the first Andalusian-born rabbi in 500 years. After graduating from the Law School of the University of Seville (Spain), he committed himself to the recovery of Jewish Spain. He was ordained as a rabbi in 2017 by Leo Baeck... Read More →


Saturday February 16, 2019 9:40pm - 10:40pm
Room 7 (5th Floor)