The Jewish Museum Lecture

Two Jewish Art Salon members, Shoshannah Brombacher and Yona Verwer, will be presenting at the Jewish Museum.
logoBrombacher will discuss The Portuguese (Marano) Jewish Community in 17th century Amsterdam; and Gravestone inscriptions at Bet Haim cemetery.
Verwer will speak about The Jewish Art Salon, Dutch Jewish art today, and her own artwork.
Monday November 7, 2011

Learn the little-known history of Jewish communities in The Netherland from the Renaissance to present day.

 

Speakers include:
The Jews of The Netherlands
Monday, November 7, 2011

Itinerary:
10:30-10:45 Registration

10:45 Welcoming Remarks

10:50-11:40
Dr. Jane Gerber
Director, Institute for Sephardic Studies, City University of New York
Jews in the Dutch Republic: from Portuguese New Christians to Jewish Merchants & Printers 

11:45-12:45
Dr. Raymond Scheindlin, Professor of Medieval Hebrew Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary, and Janice Meyerson, Mezzo-soprano
From Spinoza to Ann Frank: Literary and Musical Heritage of the Jews of the Low Countries 

12:45-2:00 Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Museum’s new Lox Cafe. Price of lunch not included in program ticket.

2:00-2:45
Dr. Shoshannah Brombacher
Artist, academic researcher and maggidah
The Portuguese (Marano) Jewish Community in 17th century Amsterdam; and Gravestone inscriptions at Bet Haim cemetery

2:45-3:30
Dr. Marc Michael Epstein
Director of Jewish Studies, Vassar College
Representations and Re-Presentations of Jewish Customs in 18th century Amsterdam

3:30-4:10
Salomon L. Vaz Dias
Spanish and Portuguese Jews in World War II in the Netherlands

4:10-4:20
Break for light refreshments

4:20-5:05
Cantor Josee Wolff
Cantatorial Music of the Dutch Jewish Synagogue 

5:05-5:35
Yona Verwer
Artist and President, Jewish Art Salon
Dutch Jewish Art Today

5:35
Closing Remarks
Dr. Aryeh Maindenbaum, Jewish Museum Travel Representative

More info: http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/TravelU


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