2019-2020 Mandelbaum Family Coronado Lecture Series

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Location: Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado


Talmud for Dummies

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 10:30-11:30 am
Coronado Public Library
640 Orange Avenue, Coronado

The Talmud was compiled 1,500 years ago as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith. Since then, it has challenged and thrilled those who have studied it with its complex approach to exploring ideas from virtually every possible angle. This talk will describe the unique historical situation which led to the Talmud’s formation, its importance to the development of modern Judaism, and make the ancient text of the 'oral Torah' more accessible for all.

Price: Free

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Jews, Roma, Countrymen Lend Me Your Ears: The Relationship Between the Jewish and Roma Musicians in Eastern Europe

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | 10:30-11:30 am
Coronado Public Library
640 Orange Avenue, Coronado

The Jews and Roma musicians profoundly influenced each other, borrowing melodies, instrumental techniques and often playing in each other’s bands. This lecture by Yale Strom will examine the fascinating symbiotic relationship between these musicians as they coexisted in Eastern Europe.

Price: Free

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