6th Annual Sephardic Anousim Conference * July 31 * El Paso,Texas

Friday, July 31st – Sunday, August 2nd join Bat Tzion Hebrew Learning Center and Congregation B’nai Zion (El Paso,Texas) for a weekend of terrific speakers, tasty meals, and spiritual Shabbat services.
$110.00 conference registration fee includes all programs and meals
For more information call Sonya Loya (575) 257-0122 or Rabbi Leon (915) 833-2222

6th Annual Sephardic Anousim Conference
Sponsored by Bat-Tzion Hebrew Learning Center in conjunction with Congregation B’nai Zion
805 Cherry Hill Lane El Paso, Texas 79912
(915) 833-2222

Friday, July 31st

6:15 PM Shabbat evening Services

Traditional Shabbat dinner to follow

Keynote Speaker: Dolores Sloan

Topic: “Honoring the Sacred Memories: In Praise of

the Ancestors”

Saturday, August 1st

9:30 AM Shabbat morning Services

12:15 PM Lunch

Speaker: Professor Seth Kunin

Topic: “The Complex Nature of Crypto-Jewish


Speaker: Rabbi Peter Tarlow

Topic: “Peruvian Jews and Returnees in Huanuco”

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Shabbat rest

7:00 PM Mincha Service

7:30 PM Seudah Shleesheet

Speaker: Rabbi Juan Mejia

Topic: “The Death of Crypto-Judaism: Moving

Forward and Creating a Jewish Future for

Our Children”

8:30 PM Ma’ariv & Havdalah

Sunday, August 2nd

8:30 AM Services

9:00 AM Bagel breakfast

Speaker: Aaron Rehberg

Topic: “A Crypto-Jewish Account of Self-Realization”

Panel discussion with speakers

Conclusion of conference

Dates:July 31st – August 2nd, 2009

La Quinta
7620 N. Mesa @ Bartlett
El Paso, Texas 79912
(915) 585-2999, toll free 1-800-531-5900
*Pricing as of June 1st *
$62.00/night plus tax for room with two
double beds or one king-sized bed
Please contact hotel directly – let them know that you are attending the conference at Congregation B’nai Zion.
Make reservations by Friday, July 24th.

Conference Registration Fee of $110.00 must be received by noon Friday, July 24th

Conference Registration Fee includes all programs, Shabbat Dinner, Shabbat Kiddush Lunch, Seudah Shleesheet, and Sunday morning Bagel & Coffee Breakfast.

Make Registration check payable to “Bat-Tzion Hebrew Learning Center”

Mail check and completed registration form to Conference Chairperson:
Sonya Loya
2204 Sudderth Drive
Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

For further information, call Sonya Loya (505) 257-0122 or Rabbi Stephen Leon (915) 833-2222.

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