News

Sephardi Voices Holds Italian Production Workshops

February 10, 2017
 
Sephardi Voices Executive Director Henry Green and Media Director David Langer are in Italy holding production workshops at the American University of Rome. This is a pilot project to interview members of Libyan Jewish community in Italy. Rome is home to thousands of Libyan Jews who fled their country after the 1967 Arab-Israel war. CLICK HERE to watch the video.

Israel Launches $2.6m project to interview Jews displaced from Arab Lands

Haaretz, Dec. 13, 2016

The stories, heritage and history of Jews who immigrated to Israel from Arab lands will be documented as part of a new national project. Sephardi Voices will be recognized in this incredible initiative. Please CLICK HERE to read the full article in Haaretz.

Sephardi Voices and Jewish Refugee Day

November 30, 2016, By Lior Haiat and Henry Green

In recognition of Jewish Refugee Day [Yom Sephardi], the Miami Herald published an op-ed piece recognizing the importance of the plight of Jews from Arab lands. Please CLICK HERE for the full article.

Israel’s Consulate in Miami introduces Sephardi Voices

October 27, 2016

Consul General Lior Haiat presents Danny Ayalon and Sephardi Voices to a captivated audience in the Aventura district of Miami.

Sephardi Voices Co-hosts Event at University of Miami

Octover 26, 2016

Danny Ayalon, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, speaks on Religion, Human Rights and Refugees at the University of Miami. This special event is co-sponsored by Sephardi Voices, the Consulate General of Israel in Miami, and the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences.

WATCH A VIDEO OF THE EVENT

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.

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW