Latest ISAS Newsletter available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Hot off the press! The latest ISAS newsletter includes reports of events and other news about the institute’s activities during 2015. The newsletter is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese editions. After you open the link, just click on the language you would like to read it in: ISAS Newsletter 2015

Didier Long to speak on Corsican Jews

On April 19, the ISAS is hosting an event featuring author Didier Long, who will speak (in French) on his new book about the Jews of Corsica, “Mémoires juives de Corse.” His talk will include Jewish names and Marranos in Corsica, as well as significant events in Corsican history. The event will take place at Netanya […]

ISAS International Conference: Reconnecting 2016

ISAS International Conference

Reconnecting 2016:
Reinvigorating Shared Latino-Jewish Roots and Heritage
Date: September 7-8, 2016
Sunny Isles Beach, (Miami) FL, USA
(The originally scheduled date was May 23-24)
This high profile conference is dedicated to both enhancing Jewish-Latino relations as well as raising awareness regarding the forced converts (Anousim) from the Iberian Peninsula and their descendants. It will feature leading […]

Conference on founder populations and Sefardi genomes

See the link for information on the First International Conference on Founder Populations and their contribution to our understanding of Biology and History – Lessons from the Jewish Genome, July 10-14, 2016, Haifa, Israel. There will be many presentations on Sefardi population genetics and also genomic studies of Jews in general.

http://www.foundergenomics.com/#!welcome/c1fb6

 

Tour: “Seeking the Secret of Success of the Anousim in Spain and Portugal”

מכון לחקר יהדות ספרד והאנוסים במכללה האקדמית נתניה
סיור מיוחד – בעקבות סוד הישרדותם של האנוסים בספרד ובפורטוגל
בייעוץ המכון לחקר יהדות ספרד והאנוסים במכללה האקדמית נתניה
  (מתאים גם לשומרי שבת)
 2106, 26  – 17 מאי
אתם  מוזמנים לסמינר מטייל מיוחד במינו בספרד ובפורטוגל, במטרה ללמוד על היהודים, לחוות לפענח יחד, את מציאות חייהם ותולדות אנוסי ספרד ופורטוגל.
הרצאות בערבים […]

Israel celebrates 30 years of diplomatic relations with Spain

ISAS manager Shlomo Buzaglo attended a ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Spain and Israel. The ceremony, held on January 17th, 2016, was organized by the Council of Sephardi and Oriental Communities of Jerusalem. Speakers included Council president Avraham Haim and Israel’s current ambassador to Spain, Alon Bar. […]

Prof. Avi Gross and the ISAS in Israel’s Makor Rishon newspaper

Prof. Avi Gross and the ISAS are highlighted in this article in Israel’s Makor Rishon newspaper on the October 13 “Knesset Conference for the Caucus for Reconnection with the Descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Communities.” In Hebrew; see:

http://www.netanya.ac.il/ResearchCen/IntInstitute/CommunPub/Documents/And-were-lost.pdf

International Conference: Reconnecting 2016

INSTITUTE FOR SEFARDI AND ANOUSIM STUDIES : NETANYA ACADEMIC COLLEGE
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ISAS International Conference 

Reconnecting 2016:
Reinvigorating Shared Latino-Jewish Roots and Heritage
Date: September 7-8, 2016
Sunny Isles Beach, (Miami) FL, USA
(The originally scheduled date was May 23-24)
For details , see file attached:
NEW-SAVE-DATE English info
 

 

 

 

ISAS offers Anousim seminar tour to Iberia

The ISAS is partnering with Ofakim Roots & Routes for a an 11-day trip to Iberia (in Hebrew) with Ofakim Tours, “Following the Secret of  Survival of the Anousim in Spain and Portugal.” For more information, see http://www.netanya.ac.il/…/…/Pages/Following-the-secret.aspx.
The tour, which will be conducted in Hebrew, departs from Tel Aviv on May 31, 2016.

Letter of support from Rabbi Stephen Leon of the Anousim Center in El Paso, TX

Prof. Abraham Gross of the Institute for Sefardi and Anousim Studies (ISAS) reads a letter of congratulations and support from Rabbi Stephen Leon, director of the Anousim Center of El Paso, Texas, at the conference, “The Anousim Diaspora Today: Jewish Challenge and Hope” on 13 October 2015 at the Yad Yitzchak Ben Zvi Institute in […]