Joshua Mendes – From Spain to Amsterdam and Beyond: The World of Western Sephardim
May 6, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mention the word “Sephardim” and the rich traditions of North Africa or the Mideast come to mind. But another group of Sephardim voyaged westward — to Amsterdam, England, France, and the New World, and played important roles in their new homelands. Learn about these fascinating people, their contributions and the communities that still exist today.
Joshua Mendes is a former journalist (with Fortune and CNN) and investment analyst, now engaged in developing his own website ideas. He is also a member of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in New York. He earned a graduate degree in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.