Finding Judaism Across Africa and Central America – Intersections with Sephardi and Mizrachi Cultures

Kulanu, ASF Institute of Jewish Experience, and Genie Milgrom hosted the day-long conference at the Center for Jewish History in New York City on Sunday, March 12. There was an impressive lineup of speakers that shared their unique perspectives on the topic, including Professor Tudor Parfitt of Flordia International University, Bonita Nathan Sussman of Kulanu, Dr. Drora Arussy of ASF, Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander of Hunter College, Jator Abido from Nigeria, Asher Cornejo from El Salvador, Professor Shalva Weil of Hebrew University, Rabbi Gerald Sussman, Yehuda Firmin from Cote d’Ivoire, Yehudah Peres Kohalani from Tanzania, Professor Marla Brettschneider of the University of New Hampshire, Producer, Joseph Lovett, and Patricio from Mexico. The in-person and zoom audience was able to engage in thoughtful discussions with the panelists.

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