The Sephardic Odyssey: A Tale of Twos

IMG_0182On Sunday, March 24 our two wonderful professors, Francis Landy and Andrew Gow provided a spirited account of the dispersion of the Sephardic Jews: how it had occurred in two phases and how this had resulted in the existence of two very distinct types of Sephardic Jew. The audience included individuals connected to both. The man standing in the picture identified himself as a Turkish Sephardic Jew, i.e., a descendant of those who had left Spain in the first phase. Grasyas Francis & Andrew for a very interesting presentation. For more pictures…

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