Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, 125 East 85th Street, New York, NY

Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, 125 East 85th Street, New York, NY

The Consulate General of Turkey in New York and Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun are honored to present a conference on “The Ottoman Turkish Sephardi Jews: Inclusion and Prosperity”

Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016 starting at 9:45 am
Venue: Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, 125 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028 (between Park and Lexington Avenues)

Brunch with Sephardic delicacies will be offered
Free admission

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Speakers:
– Mr. Ertan Yalçın, Consul General of Turkey

– Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, Senior Rabbi, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

– Dr. Mark Meirowitz, Moderator, Asst. Prof. SUNY Maritime College

– Mr. Naim Avigdor Güleryüz, Project Coordinator, Jewish Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
“The Jews of Turkey – From the Quincentennial and Beyond”

-Dr. Ozan Arslan, İzmir University of Economics, İzmir, Turkey
“The Young Turks and the Ottoman Jews at the Beginning of the 20th Century: Converging Interests and Common Threat Perceptions in a Polarized Europe and the Near East”

– Dr. Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Graduate Center, CUNY
“Sephardic Houses in Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries”

 

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