Monthly Archives: December 2012

Vote for your choice in the Israeli Elections!

Vote for your choice in the Israeli Elections! Invitation to a survey at https://survey.uwyo.edu/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=m6KM9om2I What do you think will happen in the Israeli Elections? In the US elections in 2012, not only were US citizens poll… Continue reading

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Talk About Nittel Nacht at East Denver Orthodox Synagogue, Denver, Dec. 24 2012.

Perhaps this talk should have been from a text, rather than extemporaneous. “Nittel-nacht” is a name found in many Jewish sources for “Christmas Eve.” Some Jewish communities had the tradition of not studying Torah at this time. The most c… Continue reading

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Israeli Elections

Israeli Elections Seth Ward University of Wyoming This essay is edited and updated from an essay I wrote for the elections to the 18th Knesset, Feb. 10 2009. Voting for the 19th Knesset is scheduled for January 22, 2013. The Israeli System The Isr… Continue reading

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Holocaust in North Africa and the Sephardic World

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Jewish Identity and Crypto-Judaism: The emergence of a community

Jewish Identity and Crypto-Judaism: The emergence of a community Seth Ward, University of Wyoming Leslie and Gloria Mound Library Netanya Academic College, Netanya Israel, May 23, 2012 A lecture about identity and Crypto-Judaism, primarily in the … Continue reading

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Jewish Identity and Crypto-Judaism: The emergence of a community

Jewish Identity and Crypto-Judaism: The emergence of a community Seth Ward, University of Wyoming This article about identity and Crypto-Judaism, primarily in the southwestern USA, discusses the history and significance of the emergence of the com… Continue reading

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Report of Society for Crypto Judaic Studies 22nd Annual Meeting

December 10 2012: This report was prepared for the current issue of Casa Shalom. It was omitted for space considerations. The Society for Crypto Judaic Studies’ 22nd annual meeting Albuquerque New Mexico, July 22-24 2012 Seth Ward The Society for … Continue reading

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