Keynote speakers at Avila Hotel

Keynote speakers at Avila Hotel

At the occasion of celebration of the 50th year “merging” of the congregrations Mikvé Israel and Emanuel and the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the S.A.L.(Mongui) Maduro Foundation in 2014, there were some presentations of lectures and some interviews appeared in local newspapers.

The lectures have been presented by Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin, prof. Wim Klooster, prof. Aviva Ben-Ur and historian of Caribbean Jewry, Josette Goldish-Capriles.

The articles have been published in the 2nd edition of the quarterly magazine Kristòf in June 2015.

Download lectures:

Archival Practices: The Creation of a Portuguese Jewish Identity
by Aviva Ben‐Ur

Curaçaoan Connections in Nineteenth Century New York 
by Josette Capriles Goldish

Een schakel tussen de Oude Wereld en de Nieuwe Curaçao als handelscentrum in de zeventiende en achttiende eeuw 
by Willem Klooster

The How and Why of the 1964 Reunion
by Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin


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