The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Conference donations and sponsorships are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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2:00 pm MST
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: THE CATSKILLS PART II
THE JEWISH CATSKILLS:
A Summer Place!
Illustrated Slide Lecture
Sponsors: Spider Kedelsky and Joan Zegree
4:00 pm MDT
The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society and The Islamic Center of New Mexico Present
“MORISCOS: Hidden Muslim Identities in New Spain”
Royal Holloway College,
University of London
Lecturer Iberian/Atlantic History
2:00 pm MDT
"JEWS ON BROADWAY "
From Shtetl to Sondheim
For much of the 20th century, Broadway enchanted America and the world. One ethnic group played a disproportionate role in exercising such influence, and this exceptional role of Jews requires explanation and admiration.
NMJHS is a beneficiary agency of The Jewish Federation of New Mexico
2021 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING:
1- 1:45 pm MDT
SPEAKER PROGRAM: 2 - 3 pm MDT
with Stacey Ravel Abarbanel
(open to the public)
The True-ish Jewish Story of my Grandfather and Pancho Villa
For more than a century scholars have debated why Pancho Villa attacked the border town of Columbus, New Mexico on March 9, 1916—a deadly incursion and the only time in the 20th century that a major foreign army invaded the continental United States. For Stacey Ravel Abarbanel, the battle is the context for a family tale so spectacular that she always wondered if it was true: when Villa raided the village he was looking to kill her grandfather, Sam Ravel.
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