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April 4, 2013 - Letter to the Editor - A Response to the 5 Town Jewish Times
September 5, 2012 - My request for a Proclamation was approved and was issued by the Borough President of Staten Island
August 30, 2012 - It's out! The digital catalogue of my new "petit" exhibition on Dr. David de Sola Pool (OPEN)
July 25, 2012 - My new "petit" exhibition on Dr. David de Sola Pool, an American Jewish Leader, is on view at the CJH
July 24, 2012 - I have a few articles in the news this week, see the Essays section.
Dec. 20, 2011 - I am quoted in this newspaper story in The Forward "Shas Sets Up Shop in U.S."
Dec. 5, 2011 - Lots of new essays and also some new interesting papers you may find intersting on Jewish topics.
Dec. 23, 2010 - Video from interview with CUNY TV on 'Hispanic Jews'
Dec. 17, 2010 - New book 'BIOGRAPHICAL PIRKE AVOT' coming soon
Oct. 14, 2010 - Opening Night of my Exhibition on Jewish Life in Morocco!
Oct. 5, 2010 - Alfassa on WNWR's Avi Strimber Show
Sept. 14, 2010 - The new postcards are out for my new exhibition: 'Looking Back: Jewish Life in Morocco'
Sept. 1, 2010 - (Cover Story) 'The Nazi-Muslim Persecutions and the Forced Exodus' Viewpoint Magazine
August 4, 2010 - New Judaic studies group formed in New York City - The Jewish History Salon
August 1, 2010 - Alfassa is cooking Sephardic food on camera!
July 27, 2010 - The Forward newspaper article quotes Alfassa in: "Giving Sephardic Literature Its Due"
July 26, 2010 - Sephardic Jewish Book Fair
July 9, 2010 - Opening night lecture from "Jerusalem and the Jews of Spain" is now online here. AUDIO
July 1, 2010 - Alfassa Auschwitz-Memorial Photo Published in Gaelic-Language Magazine
June 30, 2010 - My poem 'A Sephardic Lament' was selected for publication in Poetica Magazine
June 27, 2010 - TV segement by Greek KG Television on my lecture on The Sephardic Anousim TV
June 27, 2010 - Lecture at Kehila Kedosha Janina
June 13, 2010 - Lecture at Gomez House - mentioned in The Times Herald-Record of Hudson Valley, New York
June 4, 2010 - My photo in The Jewish Week [Photos by Alfassa]
May 27. 2010 - My photo on the cover of The Jewish Press [Photos by Alfassa]
May 24, 2010 - My Photos on CNN Website & TV [Photos by Alfassa]
May 23, 2010 - My Salute to Israel Parade photos in the New York Blueprint [Photos by Alfassa]
March 18, 2010 - Lecture at the 'Mosaic of Cultures: Jews of Spain' with Dor Chadash
January 15, 2010 - Mentioned in The Jerusalem Post
January 11, 2010 - Islamists Erase Jewish Identity from Ezekiel’s Tomb in Iraq - The Cutting Edge News
January 4, 2010 - Quoted in Israel National News
October 11, 2009 - Exhibition reviewed by JPost
August 13, 2009 - Quoted in The Ha'aretz
August 12, 2009 - Quoted in The Forward
May 26, 2009 - NY Times to Alfassa [Sotomayor]
Mar 29, 2009 - Alfassa at Princeton Jewish Ctr
Feb. 24, 2009 - My Photos in Mishpacha [Photos by Alfassa]