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May 2018

The Breakaways: Bnai Jeshurun – New York 1825

Monday May 14 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free 79 spots left

Beginning in 1818, exactly two centuries ago, many of the West’s first breakaway synagogues were founded. Different motivations guided these moves, including tradition, reform, custom, and location - however, all sparked controversy and division, and each impacted their original local Spanish & Portuguese congregation. This history series looks at these developments and the leading role that Sephardic Jews took in debating them. Israelite Temple - Hamburg 1818 April 23   Bnai Jeshurun - New York 1825 May 14   West…

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June 2018

The Breakaways: West London Synagogue – London 1840

Monday June 11 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free 79 spots left

Beginning in 1818, exactly two centuries ago, many of the West’s first breakaway synagogues were founded. Different motivations guided these moves, including tradition, reform, custom, and location - however, all sparked controversy and division, and each impacted their original local Spanish & Portuguese congregation. This history series looks at these developments and the leading role that Sephardic Jews took in debating them. Israelite Temple - Hamburg 1818 April 23   Bnai Jeshurun - New York 1825 May 14   West…

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July 2018

The Breakaways: Shearith Israel – Charleston 1841

Monday July 9 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Free 79 spots left

Beginning in 1818, exactly two centuries ago, many of the West’s first breakaway synagogues were founded. Different motivations guided these moves, including tradition, reform, custom, and location - however, all sparked controversy and division, and each impacted their original local Spanish & Portuguese congregation. This history series looks at these developments and the leading role that Sephardic Jews took in debating them. Israelite Temple - Hamburg 1818 April 23   Bnai Jeshurun - New York 1825 May 14   West…

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