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The History of the Jews of Spain
Sunday November 4, 11 and 18 at 9:30am at Temple Sholom in Broomall.
Through a series of lectures and discussions aided by graphics, outlines, and suggested readings, participants will examine broadly the history, culture, and vast contributions of Spanish Jewry both to Judaism and to Spain. The course will sensitize partakers to Spain's geography, historical sites, and the enduring cultural impact that its Jewish inhabitants have had on the country and society.
November 4: From the Earliest Settlements to the Golden Age under Muslims
November 11: From the Reconquista through the Inquisition
November 18: From Crypto-Jews to the Modern Return
No previous knowledge of Spanish Jewry is necessary. All are welcome. Free. Come for one session or all sessions.
Temple Sholom in Broomall is located at 55 Church Lane, Broomall, Pa 19008. 610-356-5165
Speaker Bio: Jonathan Rosenbaum is President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies at Gratz College and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. A prominent scholar, rabbi, and administrator, Rabbi Dr. Rosenbaum served for eleven years (1998-2009) at the helm of Gratz College, the oldest nondenominational college of Jewish studies in North America (founded in 1895) and the first Jewish institution of higher learning to admit women on a par with men.
More About Temple Sholom in Broomall
Temple Sholom on Church Lane is a reform Jewish community serving those interested in the Jewish faith; it takes pride in promoting diversity for its congregation. Rabbi Peter Rigler is currently the rabbi of the temple.
The temple offers a preschool program and religious schools for youth up until confirmation. Temple Sholom in Broomall also offers religious adult educational classes.
From adult to youth choirs, the temple also offers cantor's chanters where individuals can chant the Torah together. Several programs that the temple offers include Hannukah dinner, Purim carnival, potluck Shabbat dinner and congregational retreats.
Other events here
- Shabbat in the Park with Temple Sholom Fri, Jun 21, 5:30 pm–8:00 pm
- American Red Cross Blood Drive at Temple Sholom in Broomall Wed, Jun 26, 2:00 pm–7:00 pm