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Yom Haplitim

When: December 4, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Greater Miami Jewish Federation
4200 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33137
Organizer: Yoram Millman
Contact: Y Millman at jgsgm.vpprogramming@gmail.com
Summary: Introducing Voices from Jewish Refugees of Islamic Lands , recognizing Yom Haplitim- an official memorial day (Israel)
2022-12-04 11:00:00 2022-12-04 12:30:00 America/New_York Yom Haplitim Introducing Voices from Jewish Refugees of Islamic Lands , recognizing Yom Haplitim- an official memorial day (Israel) (http://jewishmiami.org/events/yom_haplitim) Greater Miami Jewish Federation Yoram Millman jgsgm.vpprogramming@gmail.com

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Please join the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Miami Sunday December 4, 2022 at the Jewish Federation 4200 Biscayne Blvd. 11.00 am , for the program Voices from Jewish Refugees of Islamic Lands. The program commemorates Yom Haplitim, the day designated by the Israeli Knesset in 2015 to acknowledge the expulsion of more than 850,000 Jews from the Arab world during and after the formation of the modern State of Israel and to honor the survivors.

The program will feature audiovisual presentations, remarks from community leaders, and testimony from survivors of the expulsion. The moderator and keynote speaker will be Professor Henry Green, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami and founding Director of the Sephardi Voices digital archive. Other scheduled speakers include Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniela Cava Levine, Consul General of Israel in Miami Maor Elbaz-Starinsky, Greater Miami Jewish Federation Foundation Director Scott Kaplan, and survivors Michael Sabet and Elise Diaine.

This event is introduced by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Miami, Sephardi Voices and co-sponsored with Miami-Dade County, the Greater Miami Jewish federation, the Consulate of Israel in Miami and Anu- the Museum of Jewish People (Israel).

Please RSVP no later than November 30, 2022 – you may register online with JGSGM.VPProgramming @gmail.com

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Greater Miami Jewish Federation

4200 Biscayne Blvd.

Miami, FL 33137

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  • 2022-12-04 11:00:00 2022-12-04 12:30:00 America/New_York Yom Haplitim Introducing Voices from Jewish Refugees of Islamic Lands , recognizing Yom Haplitim- an official memorial day (Israel) (http://jewishmiami.org/events/yom_haplitim) Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Miami, FL 33137 Yoram Millman jgsgm.vpprogramming@gmail.com
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