This course introduces three films, all acclaimed by critics, that illustrate the diversity of the Sephardic world and raise important issues confronted by Sephardim, including relations with the larger Ashkenazi community and the role of women.
For film summaries, go to our website. Come to one or all three! The class is free. Please register if you think you’d like to come.
Wednesday, January 31
I Love You Rosa
Israeli (Hebrew, 1972, 77 minutes)
Wednesday, February 14
Israeli (Hebrew, 1965, 110 minutes)
Wednesday, February 21
Novia Que Te Vea (Like A Bride)
Mexican (Spanish and Ladino, 1993, 114 minutes)
About Barry Schneider:
Professor Barry H. Schneider teaches in the psychology department of Boston College and is a beloved member of Temple Ohabei Shalom.
Although not Sephardic himself, Professor Schneider has encountered several Sephardic communities: the Romaniot (Greek) Jews of New York, Jews of Turkish origin in Cuba, Moroccan Jews in Israel and New York, and the ancient Jewish communities of Italy. We are excited that Barry has offered to teach this fascinating course at TOS.+ More... - Less...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
1187 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446