Visit Jewish Spain: A walking tour of the Jewish Quarter
January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us live from Spain for a virtual guided tour of Barcelona, Mallorca and Girona with Victor Sorenssen, Director of the AEPJ, Marc Francesch Cultural Manager at Mozaika, Dani Rotstien, CEO and Founder of Jewish Majorca and Eva McGowan, Teacher and Co-founder of Toldot Barcelona. Transport from the comfort of your home to the shore of the Mediterranean to learn about the fascinating history of three Spanish cities and engage with local Jewish heritage experts in this three part zoom program. Enjoy time after the tour for questions and conversation with guides.
Mallorca – Discover the Hidden Jewish History of Majorca Island
Thursday, January 28 • 1:00 pm
The Spanish Island of Majorca is known for its beach resorts, limestone mountains, and being home to tennis celebrity, Rafa Nadal. But Majorca holds a secret, never discussed in most travel guides. During the Inquisition, the Crypto-Jews or Chuetas publicly professed Catholicism while privately adhering to Judaism. Still, hundreds of Jews were murdered and only 15 families survived. Join guide, Dani Rotstein on a special virtual tour of Majorca’s history and its lessons for all Jews today.