The Iraqi Jewish Voices Project
Posted by alissa stein on 11/14/2017 @ 01:52 PM
Sephardi Voices together with Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Present:
The IRAQI JEWISH VOICES PROJECT
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Reception - 5 PM Presentation - 5:30 PM
Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center 20400 NE 30th Avenue Aventura, FL 33180
RSVP: 305-937-1880 or RSVP@atjc.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
Iraqi Jewish Voices tells the story of the last generation of Iraqi Jews through dramatic current and historical photography, film, and personal narrative. It is a project of Sephardi Voices, whose mission is to collect and archive the life stories of the Sephardi/Mizrahi to raise awareness of their loss of human rights.
Tamar Morad, co-editor Iraq’s Last Jews, will speak about the Iraqi Jewish Voices. Professor Henry Green will speak about the mission of Sephardi Voices.
Carole Basri, an Iraqi –American and lawyer, will speak about human rights.
Tamar Morad is a writer who previously worked at the Wall Street Journal, the Jerusalem Post, and Haaretz. She has taught journalism at Boston University, Brandeis University, and Ithaca College and is currently head of donor communications at the Weizmann Institute of Science. She lives in Israel.
Dr. Henry Green, Professor Religious Studies, is the former Director of Judaic and Sephardic Studies at the University of Miami, Founding Director of the Jewish Museum of Florida and of Sephardi Voices. He has given testimony to the U.S. Congressional Human Rights Caucus and was involved in the Knesset legislation
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!