Shalom Bienvenidos explores the Jewish experience in Spanish-speaking lands with a day long event of film, speakers, music, and culinary experiences.
Jewish culture is much more than just bagels and lox - Jewish communities have flourished in Spain, South and Central America, and elsewhere throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Join us as we explore part of this rich culture!
Event is held at Mount Sinai Jewish Center in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
11:30 AM - Two Films, "Cuba's Forgotten Jewels" and "Bound for Nowhere"
Followed by Professor Ronnie Perelis, Yeshiva University
2:00 PM - Professor Laura Limonic, author of "Kugel and Frijoles"
3:15 PM - Musical Performance and Talk by Dr. Samuel R Torjman Thomas, Asefa Music
4:30 PM - World-renowned chef and prolific author, Joan Nathan - Talk, Food demonstration, and Food Tasting - Followed by a Wine Tasting by Royal Wine's Wine Education Manager Gabriel Geller
Sponsor: Chabad of Inwood, Omanut: Jewish Uptown Arts