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Cool Jewish Events: Festival Djudeo-Espanyol 2010

Event: Festival Djudeo-Espanyol 2010: Celebrating the Crypto-Jewish Legacy of New Mexico
Date: Friday=Saturday, March 19-20, 2010

Place: Congregation Nahalat Shalom, 3606 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM
Admission: Donations accepted at the door

Friday, March 19th, 2010/7-8pm
SEPHARDIC SERVICE led by Stephanie Shefia Cohen with Rabino Stephen Leon and Rabina
Deborah Brin, and a 17th century Converso poetry reading. Oneg follows. Reception for the
authors at 6:30pm.
Saturday, March, 20, 2010
OFICIO DE LA MANANA, Crypto-Jewish Service led by Daniel Diaz-Huerta with Rabina Brin
and Rabino Leon. 9:30-1O:50am
RABINO STEPHEN LEON, Congregation Bnai Zion, El Paso Texas
“The Crypto Jews of the Southwest: How and Why They Are Returning to Judaism. ” 11- 11:45am
DISCUSSION PANEL moderated by Hershel Weiss with Crypto-Jews and descendants of
Conversos: Sonya Loya, Daniel Diaz-Huerta, Glorya Tschabold, Mario X. Martinez, Maria
Apodaca. Poetry by Isabel Medina Sandoval. 1-1 :45pm
STANLEY M. HORDES, University of New Mexico
“Sephardic Legacy In New Mexico: A History of Crypto-Jews.” 2-2:45pm
DANIEL DIAZ-HUERTA, University of New Mexico
“Crypto-Jewish/Converso Voices in the Golden Age of Spanish Literature.” 3-3:45pm
GLORIA GOLDEN, Author & Photographer
“Judaism in Memory and Spirit: 500 Years After The Inquisition.” 4-4:45pm
HECTOR CONTRERAS LOPEZ, University of New Mexico
“The Secret Word: An Introduction to the Writings of Luis Carvajal the Younger.” 5-5:45pm
SEPHARDIC HA VDALAH SERVICE led by Rabino Leon and Rabina Brin. 6-6:30pm
CONCERT OF SEPHARDIC MUSIC with The Rebbe’s Orkestra. 8-lOpm
With Additional Funding bv The Manin Sosin Foundation
Additional Support by Santiago Romero

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