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Ladino History, Culture, Music and Language with Dr. Rivka Amado (Zoom only)

Past Sessions
Monday, February 26, 2024 17 Adar I 5784 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday, February 12, 2024 3 Adar I 5784 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

After over two thousand years of Jewish life in the Iberian Peninsula, the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492. Most of them, known as the Sephardim (“Sepharad” is Spain in Hebrew), left with only two types of possessions: their language - the Ladino - and their music. This program explores Ladino culture: its historical account, language and music found in Ballads, lyrical songs (Cantikas), Coplas, and liturgy. Dr. Rivka Amado is a musician and lecturer specializing in Judeo-Spanish music, culture and history with a focus on Sephardic women’s songs and spiritual experience. Registration is required and will be through New Lehrhaus. A. Sign up for Sunday, February 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Zoom $12.00/person B. Sign up for a 3-part series: Sunday, February 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Zoom only Mondays, February 12 & 26, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Zoom only $36.00/person After the 2/4 session, we will reduce the tuition for the 3-part series from $36 to $24 so people who attend on 2/4 and then want to sign up for the full series will have the $12 they paid for the 2/4 session calculated in. Etz Chayim never wants finances to be an obstacle to learning. If you are interested in participating and would like financial assistance, please contact Ellen Bob.

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