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Fourteenth Annual Anusim Conference

Itinerary:

 

AUGUST 4-6, 2017, Congregation B’nai Zion

805 Cherry Hill Lane, El Paso, Texas

 

Friday Evening August 4th

6:15 P.M. Kabbalat Shabbat services and dinner

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Maria Sanchez, “Healing The Residual Trauma Of The Inquisition”

 

Saturday August 5

9:00 A.M. Torah Study Services And Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon

Speaker: Harry Ezratty, “Spanish Jews And Their Role as Support Groups Before 1492”

Maria …

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By CBM

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