¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas: Lecture & Film
May 18, 2019
¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas. Organized by Instituto Cervantes,Casa Sefarad@Nahalat Shalom, Festival Djudeo-Espanyol, National Hispanic Cultural Center. In collaboration with Consulate of Mexico, Red de Juderías de España, Diputación of Lleida, Latin American and Iberian Institute at UNM, Consulate General of Israel in Houston, Jewish Federation of New Mexico, Congregation B´Nai Israel, Congregation Albert, ADL Mountain States Region, New Mexico Humanities Council and Century Automotive, a Mapfre Company.
Lectures: 3 pm – 6 pm
Lecture: Women of Valor 1. The experience of a contemporary New Mexican woman growing up in the crypto-Jewish community, with artist Natalie Trujillo Gonzalez. She will speak on the strong women in her New Mexican family and reflect on how they shaped her and her family’s generations.
Lecture: Women of Valor 2. Loggie Carrasco, a pioneer of the New Mexico Crypto-Jewish community. Dr. Sara Koplik of the New Mexico Jewish Federation will speak on Loggie’s persona and the importance of the personal diary that Loggie kept during her life in which she recorded traditions and anthropological notes providing important insight into the New Mexican crypto-Jewish community for future research.
Havdalah: Celebrate the End of Shabbat 6:15pm | Bank of America Theater (NHCC)
Film: 6:30 pm
Film: “Challah Rising in the Desert” An evocative documentary celebrating the history, influences and people of New Mexico’s Jewish community. Followed by Q&A with Director Isaac Artenstein and Producer Paula Amar Schwartz.
$25 for both the lescture and the film, $80 for a full ¡RESILIENCIA! Pass