The Colonial Era in the Middle East and North Africa- A Golden Age ?

Tuesday 31 May 2022., 7:30 pm UK time. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Britain, France and Italy extended their influence and established protectorates and mandates in the Middle East and North Arica. Jews in Arab countries look back on the colonial era with nostalgia – and contributed massively in every field: politics, trade, […]

Jews of Algeria: 60 years since the exodus

Tuesday 6 September 2022, 7:30 pm UK time. Sixty years have passed since the mass exodus of 130,000 Jews from Algeria. Of the 850,000 who fled Arab countries, the Jews of Algeria were unusual: they held French nationality, although the community was indigenous. The Jews tried to maintain neutrality as the war for independence gathered […]

Jews of the Azores

Tuesday 20 September, 7 pm UK. The first known settlement of Jews in the  Azores, an archipelago of Atlantic islands, began in 1818 with the arrival of five merchants from Morocco. By 1848 the Jews in the Azores numbered 250; several small communities had been established, the most important being in Ponta Delgada (founded in […]

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