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"The Crypto Jews of Portugal," Toronto, Canada, 28 Mar 2010

Sunday March 28
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Crypto Jews of Portugal
Lecturer: Dr. Judith Cohen

$9 Drop-In ($5 Student with valid ID)
Includes light refreshments

"Dr Judith Cohen is among the few people to have spent considerable time in Belmonte and other Portuguese villages with a strong historic, and sometimes contemporary, Crypto-Jewish presence.

She set out on an exploration to these small Portuguese villages in the mid 1990s in order to answer the question: Are there old Crypto-Jewish songs? Since then, she has returned regularly, and is still intrigued by what she continues to learn about the role of music in the lives of the Portuguese "Judeus"."

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