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Fourteenth Annual Anusim Conference



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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Anusim Conference 2016


Passionate hearts focused on the return to Judaism during the 13th Annual Anusim Conference at the Anusim Center in El Paso this past August 19, 20 and 21st. Led by Rabbi Emeritus Stephen Leon of the Congregation B’nai Zion synagogue, attendees from throughout Texas, New Mexico and Mexico shared ideas, traditional foods and Jewish …