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Desde la Inquisicion Espanola hasta Miami: Historias personales de Hispanos en Miami/ From the Spanish Inquisition to Miami: Personal Stories of Hispanics in Miami
Desde la Inquisicion Espanola hasta Miami: Historias personales de Hispanos en Miami/ From the Spanish Inquisition to Miami: Personal Stories of Hispanics in Miami, will be moderated by scholar Genie Milgrom and focus on Florida’s lesser- known Jewish history, the “Converso” community. Individuals who were born as Catholics but who have returned to their Sephardi-Jewish roots before the 1492 Spanish Inquisition through cultural and spiritual practice will tell of their experience.
Panelists: Ossman Darwiche, Laura Santamaria & Cristina Fernandes.
Sephardi Voices is the first comprehensive digital audio-visual archive that documents and preserves the life stories of Jews that lived in Islamic lands.
This program was funded through a Florida Humanities Community Program Grant in partnership with Sephardi Voices.
Date/time: May 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Presented By:Dr. Henry Green, Executive Director, Sephardi Voices Genie Milgrom, Community Scholar