Travel U: The Jews of Greece

The Jews of Greece
Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Renowned artists and scholars presented the Jewish history, art and culture of Greece:

Dr. Jane Gerber
Director, Institute for Sephardic Studies, City Univ of New York
Recalling Salonica: Jerusalem of the Balkans

Dr. Raymond Scheindlin
Professor of Medieval Hebrew literature, Jewish Theological Seminary
Greek as a Jewish Language

Performance by Janice Meyerson
The Nightingales: Songs of the Greek Sephardim

Solomon Asser
President of the American Friends of The Jewish Museum of Greece
Growing Up Jewish in Greece and The Jewish Museum of Greece (Athens)

Vangelis Kyriakopoulos
Consul of Greece in New York
Ancient Greek Art and Architecture

Performance by Avram Pengas
World Musician
Soulful Music of Greece

Evangelos Kyriakopoulos
CEO, Greek National Tourism Organization in New York
Traveling in Greece Today

Vincent Giordano
Photographer, Filmmaker, Fulbright Scholar
The Jews of Greece: an Intimate Portrait
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