All are welcome to a lively discussion of current events. RSVP to 442-3255.
Dr. Elai Rettig is the Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in Israeli and Environmental Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. In this four-part series, Professor Rettig will explore the history of Israel’s foreign policy relationship with the US, including the role that diaspora Jewish communities play in Israel’s foreign policy and Israel’s changing role in the Middle East with the recent UAE agreement.
The Spanish island of Majorca is known for its beach resorts, limestone mountains, and Moorish remains. But Majorca holds a secret, never discussed in most travel guides. During the Inquisition, the Crypto-Jews or Chuetas publicly professed Catholicism while privately adhering to Judaism. Still, hundreds of Jews were murdered and only 15 families survived.