Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim. The first term looks at Hahamim from the 17th and 18th centuries, the second term from the 19th century, and the third from the 20th century.
Yaakov Sasportas – London’s First Rabbi. Monday, 15th October
David Nieto – Bevis’ First Rabbi. Monday, 12th November
Moshe Cohen D’Azavedo – The Long Eighteenth Century. Monday, 17th December
7:00pm – 8:00pm