Two Jewish Art Salon members, Shoshannah Brombacher and Yona Verwer, will be presenting at the Jewish Museum.
Brombacher 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, her own art, and Dutch Jewish art today.
Monday November 7, 2011
Learn the little-known history of Jewish communities in The Netherland from the Renaissance to present day.
The Jews of The Netherlands
Monday, November 7, 2011
$125 Members before October 17
$150 Non-members and Members after October 17
Complimentary Admission: Participants registered for any upcoming Jewish Museum travel program.
10:45 Welcoming Remarks
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
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.
Dr. Shoshannah Brombacher
Artist, academic researcher and maggidah
The Portuguese (Marano) Jewish Community in 17th century Amsterdam; and Gravestone inscriptions at Bet Haim cemetery
Dr. Marc Michael Epstein
Director of Jewish Studies, Vassar College
Representations and Re-Presentations of Jewish Customs in 18th century Amsterdam
Salomon L. Vaz Dias
Spanish and Portuguese Jews in World War II in the Netherlands
Break for light refreshments
Cantor Josee Wolff
Cantatorial Music of the Dutch Jewish Synagogue
Artist and President, Jewish Art Salon
Dutch Jewish Art Today
Dr. Aryeh Maindenbaum, Jewish Museum Travel Representative
More info: http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/TravelU