Fabio Franciolly Fonseca at RECONNECTING 2016

Fabio Franciolly Fonseca, Dr. Joseph Maldonado, and Lisette Valdez Valle were the three speakers at the "Personal Stories" session in the RECONNECTING 2016 conference on September 7-8, 2016 in Miami, FL. All three had very moving stories about their journeys back to their heritage.

Lisette Valdez Valle at RECONNECTING 2016

Lisette Valdez Valle, Dr. Joseph Maldonado, and Fabio Franciolly Fonseca were the three speakers at the "Personal Stories" session in the RECONNECTING 2016 conference on September 7-8, 2016 in Miami, FL. All three had very moving stories about their journeys back to their heritage. Lisette is the daughter of Cuban immigrants to the US.

Joseph Maldonado at RECONNECTING 2016

Dr. Joseph Maldonado, Fabio Franciolly Fonseca, and Lisette Valdez Valle were the three speakers at the “Personal Stories” session in the RECONNECTING 2016 conference on September 7-8, 2016 in Miami, FL.

All three had very moving stories about their journeys back to their heritage.

Joe, who is currently serving a term as president of the Society for Crypto-Judaic […]

Watch RECONNECTING 2016 LIVE on eSefarad!

Watch the RECONNECTING 2016: Reinvigorating Shared Latino-Jewish Roots and Heritage conference in Miami LIVE!

eSefarad will be live streaming the conference proceedings on Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8 beginning 10:30 am EST (USA).
Click on the link below!

http://esefarad.com/?page_id=25012

 

 

Mordechai Arbell at the “Challenge” Conference (in Hebrew)

Mordechai Arbell, renowned scholar and Israeli ambassador to the Caribbean region, was the featured speaker at the ISAS conference, “The Anousim Diaspora: Jewish Challenge and Hope” at the Ben Zvi Institute in Jerusalem on October 13, 2015. Arbell, author of many works, including The Portuguese Jews of Jamaica and The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean, spoke […]

Filmmaker Joe Lovett introduces his documentary on the Inquisition at the “Jewish Challenge and Hope” conference

Joe Lovett, director of “Children of the Inquisition,” speaks about his passion for the subject and the progress he is making on his documentary at the “Anousim Diaspora Today: Jewish Challenge and Hope” conference that followed the Knesset conference for the Caucus for Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities on 13 […]

Genie Milgrom at the “Anousim: The Challenge and the Hope” conference

Genie Milgrom, author of My 15 Grandmothers and How I Found My 15 Grandmothers and president of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, was a featured speaker at the conference, “The Jewish People and the Anousim: The Challenge and the Hope” at the Yad Ben Zvi Institute in Jerusalem, which followed the 13 October Knesset conference for the Caucus for […]

Schulamith Halevy at “Reconnection” conference

Dr. Schulamith Halevy speaks at the Knesset inaugural conference for the Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities, co-sponsored by the ISAS, on 13 October 2015 (in Hebrew).
[Note: If you wish to see all of the videos from that day, they are on the playlist of the Institute at […]

Hannah (Ana) Eyal at the Knesset Conference on Reconnection

We are very proud of our friend and supporter, Hannah (Ana) Eyal, who shared her story (in Hebrew!) as a bat anousim at the Knesset Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house, and she received a standing ovation. Hannah provided a […]

MK Robert Ilatov, Chair of Knesset Caucus on Anousim

 

Minister of the Knesset Robert Ilatov, chairman of the Knesset Caucus for the Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities, gives the concluding remarks at caucus’s inaugural conference in the Knesset auditorium on 13 October 2015 (In Hebrew).

[Note: If you wish to see all of the videos from that day, they are on the […]