Organizers: Part VI: The Leaders
Kronenberg - Hot Topics
Theodor Herzl is known as the father of modern Zionism. He was a Hungarian Jewish journalist who was born in Pest in Hungary and moved with his family to Vienna in 1878. He started writing about what was then called the “Jewish problem” in the 1890’s and in his view the only solution...
Hidden Meanings: Part II: Roots
Gorenstein - Hot Topics
Judaism has a long and rich history of mysticism woven into its culture and traditions. At the very beginning of its recorded history is the story of Abraham, the father of the Jewish people and his interaction with HaShem who called upon Him to form a righteous people who would follow...
The Jews of Mexico
Talman - Hot Topics
The earliest Jews in Mexico were likely “conversos” or secret Jews who fled from Spain during the 15th century to escape the forced conversion policies of the Spanish and Portuguese authorities. They traveled to Mexico which was then called Nueva Espagna and began establishing...
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