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The Jews of the Balkans with Joseph Benatov

November 15, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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$10.00 – $18.00

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Classi Lectures together with the Toronto Jewish Genealogical Society bring you

Jewish Bulgaria: A Sephardic History – Please note time is 7:30pm

Join us for a dynamic exploration of Bulgaria’s rich Jewish heritage from antiquity to the present.

Learn about Sephardic rabbinic luminaries Joseph Karo and Eliezer Papo and their connection to Bulgaria. We will also focus on the post-Ottoman modern period and the arrival of Zionism to Bulgaria.

An important story – the survival of 50,000 Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust – where some of the most prominent politicians, clergymen, and intellectuals stood up for their Jewish neighbours.

PLEASE NOTE THESE LECTURES ARE AT 7:30PM EST!

In the series:
Nov. 15: The Jews of Bulgaria at 7:30pm EST
Nov. 22: The Jews of Serbia and Romania at 7:30pm EST

NO recordings are allowed for this series.

 

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Date:
November 15, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Cost:
$10.00 – $18.00
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Venue

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Presenter

Joseph Benatov