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GLORY, DESTRUCTION AND SURVIVAL : The Jewish Community Of Salonika

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Organisation JW3
Event Name GLORY, DESTRUCTION AND SURVIVAL : The Jewish Community Of Salonika
Event Type Lecture
Venue JW3
Email Address [javascript protected email address]
Telephone 020 7433 8988
Event Date/Time On Monday 28th April 2014, 4:30PM until 5:30PM
Suitable For Adults
Admission Ticket Only
Cost Adult - £5.00 Child - £2.50 Concession - £2.50
Event Details Dr. Bea Lewkowicz


This illustrated talk will explore the colourful and tragic history of the Jewish Community of Salonika, the second largest city of Greece, once called the ‘Mother of Israel'. Based on extensive fieldwork and interviews, Bea will present and interpret individual and communal memories from the glorious past in Spain to the traumatic experience of the Holocaust, which almost annihilated the entire Jewish community. Dr. Bea Lewkowicz is a social anthropologist and oral historian. She is the Director of Sephardi Voices UK. Her research focuses on oral history, migration, nationalism and ethnicity.

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