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Genealogy Conference at the National Library of Israel

From Barcelona to Jerusalem
Family Root Searching By Descendants of Jews Expelled From Spain

​​​The genealogical conference titled From Barcelona to Jerusalem: Genealogical research in light of Spanish Jewry's expulsion took pl​ace on March 20th, 2017, in the National Library of Israel. The lecture​s were in Hebrew.

Conversos and Migration: Spanish Jewry's diaspora and Converso's genealogical records
Dr. Aliza Moreno, Judaica librarian, National Library of Israel


Surnames of Spanish Exiles
Mr. Horia Haim F. Ghiuzeli, Director of the databases department of the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot


Dreams of Spain: Proving direct lineage to Spanish Exiles based on archival records
Dr. Yochai Ben Gedaliah, Head of the Archives dept., National Library of Israel


Spanish and Portuguese genealogical research: New and classic approaches
Professor Yitzchak Kerem, Heritage House for the Sephardic and Eastern Jewish Communities, Jerusalem


The Spanish Citizenship Law:  Practical Implications 
Jose Benarroch, President of the World Sefaradi Association

Hispanic Sources of the Spanish Exiles' Romancero: With Ladino musical interludes from the Weich-Shahak collection in the National Sound Archive
Dr. Susana Weich-Shahak, Jewish Music Research Center, Hebrew University 


Toledo: Sinagoga del tránsito