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Sephardi Voices Yom Plitim Event

Nov. 27, 2018 In commemoration of Yom Plitim, the Day of the Refugee, Israel journalist Adi Schwartz spoke at the University of Miami on the disappearance of the Jews from Islamic Lands. This special event was sponsored by the University of Miami Departments of Journalism and Religious Studies, the Consulate General of Israel in Miami, and Sephardi Voices.

JCC in Toronto

Nov. 8, 2018

Sephardi Voices presented the untold story of Jews in Islamic lands at the Prosserman JCC in Toronto as part of Holocaust Education week. Moderated by Sephardi Voices Executive Director, Henry Green, a packed audience heard testimonies from Simon Keslassy (Morocco,) Violet Esser( Iraq) and Noemi Lieberman (Libya.) View more photos HERE.

Last Class in Baghdad

Nov. 9, 2018

Last Class in Baghdad, Sephardi Voices’ latest film, will have its international premiere at the UK Jewish Film Festival on November 12, 2018. It will screen at the Reel Cinema Screen at 20:00. Purchase tickets HERE, and to watch the trailer click HERE.

Holocaust Education Week

Nov. 7, 2018

Sephardi Voices Executive Director, Henry Green, moderated a panel on the untold stories of Jews in Islamic Lands during the Shoah. The event took place at the JCC in Toronto as part of the annual Holocaust education Week.

Interviewing at the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue

Oct. 17, 2018

Sephardi Voices is conducting interviews and shooting portraits at the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue in Montreal. Celebrated New York photographer Liam Sharp joined the team to produce stunning portraits for the collection: view here

Sephardi Voices in Florida Jewish Journal

Nov. 17, 2017

 

The academic nonprofit organization Sephardi Voices that is dedicated to recording stories of Jews displaced from North Africa, Iran, and the Middle East post-World War II will present two events in South Florida from Nov. 29-30. CLICK HERE for full article

Sephardi Voices in Montreal

October 10, 2017

Sephardi Voices and the Moshe Dayan Center of Tel Aviv University launched a strategic partnership in Montreal on Monday night. The collaboration will enable the ongoing international project of recording and preserving the legacy of Sephardi Jews who fled their counties as refugees from North Africa, the Middle East and Iran.

Iraqi Jewish Voices featured in Times of Israel

Sept. 26, 2017
An article in the Times of Israel features the Iraqi Jewish Voices Project and it’s September launch in New York. Using B & W portraits, interviews, and scanned historical documents, Iraqi Jewish Voices records the stories of the last Jews of Iraq and what it was like for them to immigrate to Israel, France, Canada, the United Staes and beyond. CLICK HERE for full article.

Iraqi Jewish Voices premieres

September 11, 2017
Sephardi Voices launched the Iraqi Jewish Voices project at the Center for Jewish History in New York on Monday night. Robert and Dennis Shasha were honoured for sponsoring the project and Tamar Morad and Henry Green spoke to an enthusiastic audience about the Iraqi Jewish narrative and the work of Sephardi Voices.