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The World of Judeo-Spanish Folktales: Ladino Day 2018
WhenWednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomKane Hall 130
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Performances, Special Events
Event sponsorsStroum Center for Jewish Studies
Congregation Sephardic Bikur Holim

Judeo-Spanish tales transmit the wisdom and humor of Sephardic Jews, Jews who originated in the Iberian peninsula (present-day Spain) and who settled all around the Mediterranean.

Paris-based author François Azar will discuss his two new collections of Sephardic folktales, “The Jewish Parrot” and “Bewitched by Solika” — written in both Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) and English — and the significance of storytelling and art in Sephardic culture. Through live performance, members of Seattle’s “Ladineros” Ladino-speaking group will help to bring these classic tales to life.…
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