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Online Event: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival presents The First Synagogue in the Americas

When

September 10, 2020    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Type

Story Circle: The First Synagogue in the Americas
Smithsonian Folklife FestivalThis information is from the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Institution.

Religion is a touchstone communities draw on, especially during times of migration and displacement. Tune in to hear a discussion with Jewish history scholars Jacques Alberto Ribemboim and Daniela Levy as they relate the story of Jews from Recife, Brazil, who established the first American synagogue in New Amsterdam (now New York City) almost 400 years ago. Jewish communities in Recife and New York find rootedness in this story, though the families and realities have changed over the years.

Email them at folklife@si.edu
Website: folklife.si.edu

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