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Sephardic Echar Lashon Reception

Sunday, March 3 | 1:05 pm | amC Pacific Place

Andres Enrique | USA, Spain 2012 | 25m | English and Ladino w/subtitles | Doc

The Sephardic Jews who arrived in Los Angeles in the first half of the 20th brought a rich culture from the Island of Rhodes. Though they struggled with cultural assimilation and maintaining their identity, they built a thriving, lively community centered on unique traditions, foods, songs and Ladino.

Guest: Professor Devin Naar, UW Jewish Studies

Special Event: Join us for a Sephardic echar lashon (Ladino for coffee klatch) after the screening

Sponsor: Cathy Sarkowsky & Max Sarkowsky

Community Partners: Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood, Sam and Althea Stroum Jewish Studies Program at UW