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First Miriam Hasson z”l Sephardic Shabbat

October 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - October 14, 2023 @ 9:30 pm

Free – $49.00

Join the Slifka Center community in celebrating the first Miriam Hasson z”l Sephardic Shabbat. This year’s Shabbat will feature the culture and cuisine of the Jews of Thessalonika, with several presentations by Prof. Devin Naar, who will be our scholar-in-residence.


Friday Oct. 13
Sephardi Pizmonim, 5:30 pm
Sing traditional Sephardi melodies, all are welcome

Shabbat Dinner, 7:30 pm
Brief dinner remarks on The Sephardic Roots of Modern Judaism by Professor Naar, introduction by Yosef Malka ‘24, with a special menu

Poetry: Salonica and Jerusalem as Holy Cities, 9:15 pm
Join Professor Naar for a post-dinner conversation

Saturday Oct. 14
Shabbat Shuir, 12:30 pm
Join Professor Naar for some communal learning after services

The Rise and Fall of the Jews of Salonica, 2:30 pm
Lecture by Professor Naar

Screening and Conversation, 7:15 pm
Join Professor Naar for a conversation about Sephardi Jews in film and TV



October 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
October 14, 2023 @ 9:30 pm
Free – $49.00


Kikar Schusterman (Dining Hall)
80 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511 United States
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