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Sephardi Voices Toronto Launch

Sept. 20, 2016: Executive Director, Dr. Henry Green, and International Chair, Richard Stursberg, detail the Sephardi Voices project to a rapt audience at the home of Canadian Senator Linda Frum.

Sephardi Voices chair Richard Stursberg interviewed by The Canadian Jewish News

SEPTEMBER 2016: Richard Stursberg, former executive vice-president of CBC/Radio Canada, and now chair of the board of Sephardi Voices International, talks to The Canadian Jewish News about why he got involved in preserving the voices of the Sephardim. He speaks about how the expulsion of the Sephardim was both a catastrophe for the Jews, and a catastrophe for the Islamic countries involved. Read the complete interview in the September 8 Edition of the Canadian Jewish News. (You’ll find it on page 54.)

Sephardi Voices launches in Canada

SEPTEMBER 12 2016: There was a big turnout for Sephardi Voices launch in Montreal last night. Thanks to everyone who attended. As you can see in the photo, Sephardi Voices chair Richard Stursberg addressed a rapt Montreal audience. More events to come over the next few days.

Part two of the Canadian launch will take place in Toronto September 19 to 23.

Sephardi Voices Director Dr. Henry Green interviewed on CBC

AUGUST 11, 2016: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Jill Dempsey interviews Sephardi Voices Founding Director Dr. Henry Green. Henry answers questions about the forgotten exodus of the Sephardi Jews, their diverse cultural heritage, and why he wants their voices to be heard. Henry also speaks of how his involvement with Sephardi Voices has changed his life and touched his soul.


US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tours Iraqi Jewish Archive

JANUARY 5, 2016: Sephardi Voices Executive Director, Henry Green, accompanies US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on a tour of the Iraqi Jewish Archive in the Jewish Museum of Florida.