From the Roman Empire to New York: 2,000 Years of the Greek Jewish Experience

11may12:00 PMFrom the Roman Empire to New York: 2,000 Years of the Greek Jewish Experience

Event Details

Ahead of the upcoming annual Greek Jewish Festival, join a special online webinar on Thursday, May 11, at 12 PM, focused on Greek Jewish life in New York City and the ancient traditions of the community.

Speakers will include Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, director of the Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum, and Ethan Marcus, managing director of Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America.

The event will be broadcast live on Zoom, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

For more information and FREE registration, click HERE.

About the Greek Jewish Festival: The Greek Jewish Festival celebrates the unique Romaniote and Sephardic heritage of the Jews of Greece. Experience a feast for the senses including authentic kosher Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries, traditional Greek dancing, live Greek and Sephardic music, an outdoor marketplace full of vendors, arts and educational activities for kids, and much more!

The festival is the latest effort to not only preserve this unique culture, but to also celebrate and develop new ways of expressing what it means to be a Romaniote or Sephardic Jew. All people are welcome to come celebrate and share in the festival.

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(Thursday) 12:00 PM