Jan 04 2024


8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

History Readers Book Club

Continuing our newest program at FHJC from the Adult Education Committee.

The Jews of Spain:    A History of the Sephardic Experience by Jane S. Gerber .

The history of the Jews of Spain is a remarkable story that begins in the remote past and continues today. For more than a thousand years, Sepharad (the Hebrew word for Spain) was home to a large Jewish community noted for its richness and virtuosity. Summarily expelled in 1492 and forced into exile, their tragedy of expulsion marked the end of one critical phase of their history and the beginning of another. Indeed, in defiance of all logic and expectation, the expulsion of the Jews from Spain became an occasion for renewed creativity.

Will take place on Zoom.  Register Here

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