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Shelomo Alfassa's Speaking Engagements 2010-2011


November 2011 - Istanbul, Turkey (Final date TBD)

Lecture: Turkish Jews in America, Their Rise & Fall
Location: Istanbul (Map)

September 18, 2011 - Marlboro, New York

Lecture: At the Gomez Mill House - Museum and Historic Site. Home to the earliest Jewish pioneer in America, Luis Gomez, a merchant and trader with roots from Spain. Topic: TBD
Location: 11 Mill House Rd Marlboro, NY 12542 (Map)

July 2011 - Sacramento, CA

Lecture: The Bulgarian Jews and the Nazis During the Holocaust
Location: Sacramento, CA (Map)

May 19, 2011 - Riverdale, NY

Lecture: The Sephardic Jews of North America.
Location: Derfner Judaica Museum - 280 Broome Street, New York NY 10002
Time 1:30pm

April 17, 2011 - Youngstown, Ohio

Lecture: On the history and the legal rights and redress for Jews from Arab countries
Location: Youngstown, Ohio - Address to be posted
(Map)

March 1, 2011 - Cedarhurst, NY

Lecture/Press Conference: Calling on the government of Bulgaria to halt their continued whitewashing of the truth relating to their interaction with Jews during the era of the Holocaust. [More Info]
Location: The Sephardic Temple - 775 Branch Blvd. Cedarhurst, NY 11516
(Map)

December 22, 2010 - New York City

Television: CUNY City University of New York TV. The topic was 'Hispanic Jews' in New York City. The discussion spoke of the once 25,000 Spanish speaking Jews that came from the Balkans, Ottoman Greece and Turkey to America in the early 20th century. Video Clip: (Here)

October 14, 2010 - New York City

Exhibition and talk: Looking Back: Jewish Life in Morocco. An Exhibition at the Center for Jewish History.
Location: 15 West 16th Street, New York NY 10011 7pm (Map) [ Post-Event Photos]

August 10, 2010 - New York / New Jersey / Connecticut

Radio show: WABC's Doug McIntyre’s Radio Show - discussing Jewish refugees from Arab countries
(Link)

July 25, 2010 - New York City

Book reading and signing at the First Annual New York Sephardic Book Fair (Book: The Sephardic Anousim)
Location: 15 West 16th Street, New York NY 10011 2pm (Map)

July 2010 - New York / Miami

Radio interview: "Talkline with Zev Brenner" America's premier Jewish program. On WMCA 570 AM / WSNR 620 AM (NY) WKAT 1360 AM (Miami, FL)

June 27, 2010 - Lower East Side, New York

Lecture: At Kehila Kedosha Janina synagogue and museum. Built in 1927 by Romaniote Jews from Janina, Greece, today the synagogue is a City of New York landmark and houses a museum which teaches about the Romaniote Jews of Greece and their life in America.
Location: 280 Broome Street, New York NY 10002
2pm (Map) [ Post-Event Photos]

June 13, 2010 - Marlboro, New York

Lecture: At the Gomez Mill House - Museum and Historic Site. Home to the earliest Jewish pioneer in America, Luis Gomez, a merchant and trader with roots from Spain.
Location: 11 Mill House Rd Marlboro, NY 12542 1pm (Map) (Link) (Press Release) [Post-Event Photos]

May 3, 2010 - New York City
Signing: Books signed/on sale after the lecture 'A Certain Identity: Crypto Jews around the World' by Gloria Mound.
Location: 15 West 16th St. NY 10011 6:30pm (Map) (Link)

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