NJFF: SEFARAD

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Showings

1966 Hall Thu, Oct 17, 2019 7:00 PM
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Description

A visually lush historical drama recounting the story of army captain Barros Basta, a convert to Judaism who established the Jewish Community of Oporto, Portugal. Four hundred years after the expulsion of the Jews from Portugal, Basta founded a seminary and built the largest synagogue in the Iberian Peninsula.

Hosted by Program in Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University & Chabad of Nashville, Congregation Beit Tefilah

Special Guest: Julia Phillips Cohen, Associate Professor, Program in Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University

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