The Center for Latino – Jewish relations presents

THE 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR LATINO – JEWISH CULTURE & HISTORY

October 17 – 18, 2015

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The mission of the Center for Latino-Jewish Relations is to educate the Latino and Jewish communities about their shared history and lineage to facilitate a better understanding of the past, build bridges in the present, and provide a better future for all who are a part of this legacy. The CLJR seeks to build bridges between these two peoples and to explore ways by which they can support each other in the United States, in lands of interest for the Jewish and Latino communities.

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Saturday, October 17, 2015 (Spanish Session)
Rancho Viejo Country Club, #1 Rancho Viejo Drive

$15 Presale and $20 at the door. (956) 350-4000
Costo por persona antes del evento $15.00 – $20 en la puerta. Registro en línea en la página:  Latinojewishrelations.org     Asientos Limitados.

2:00 P.M. Registro y llegada
Salon Jacaranda en el edificio principal
Rancho Viejo Country ClubA través de los siglos. Como surgen las raíces judías de los Mexicanos y México – Americanos del Norte de México y sur de Texas. – La Historia de Cristóbal Colon. Italiano o Judío Español?Dr. Peter TarlowPresbítero Dr. en Sagradas Escrituras Francisco Nieto Rentería. La nueva Biblia de la iglesia en América.

 

Sunday, October 18, 2015 (English Session)
Casa Grande – Rancho Viejo Country Club

Cost per person: Presale $25.00 with lunch. $30 with lunch at the door.
Online registration available at LatinoJewishRelations.org. LIMITED SEATING. For more information, call (956) 428-1392

9:30 A.M. Doors will open. Registration
10:00 A.M. Opening Remarks
10:15 A.M. Why Latino and Jewish Relations
Dr. Peter Tarlow, Director for the Center for Latino – Jewish Relations
11:30 A.M. Luncheon – Similarities between Latin and Jewish Cultures. Video presentation of his recent trip to Israel
Houston Attorney Jacob Monty
12:45 P.M. Video of the new Latino – Jewish student organization at The University of Texas Austin
Guy Cohen, Director of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel
1:45 P.M. The Instituto Cervantes & Assisting Sephardic Jews Applying for Spanish Citizenship
Dr. Douglas Carter, Adjunct Professor, College of Business, Texas A&M University-San Antonio
2:30 P.M. Break
2:45 P.M. Peter Svarzbein, Artist and Creator of Converso Kosher Gourmet Tacos Food Truck in El Paso, Texas
3:30 P.M. The Hispanic Jewish Experience
Dr. Peter Tarlow
4:15 P.M. Closing Remarks

 

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