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Sunday, January 20 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
A 115 Year Old Siddur and so Much More

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A century ago, an extraordinary prayerbook was published in Belgrade by Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Chai Altaras. It presents Levantine, Sephardic prayers and practices for daily and Sabbath services and many lifecycle and calendar events, with a partial translation, commentary and instruction in Ladino, including tributes from community leaders, a history of the Belgrade Jewish community, and essays on
Zionism, Serbian national pride, and the role of women in Jewish life.

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Albert S Maimon

Al Maimon was born and raised in Seattle, into the Sephardic community. He has been active in the larger Jewish community in many ways here, in New York, Israel, and elsewhere. His Jewish education, formal and informal, encompasses many aspects of Judaism, Jewish history, traditions... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm PST