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250th Anniversary - Speaker Series

A series of speaker evenings will be taking place over the course of the anniversary year, showcasing and highlighting the many unique and diverse communities that make up the tapestry of the congregation. Speakers from the Iraqi, Lebanese, Moroccan, Egyptian, Ethiopian, and Ashkenazi communities will present their history and how they came to be an important part of the Montreal Jewish community and the congregation of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue.

Each speaker series will begin at 11:00a.m.

Brunch will be served following the screening of each film. RSVP Required

  • June 17th, 2018 :  The Jews of Iraq.  Brunch followed by the screening of film from David Dangoor “Remember Baghdad".  Question and answer period with the producer of the film. RSVP
  • September 16th, 2018 : The Jews of Egypt and Lebanon.  Screening of the film “Starting Over Again” , directed by Ruggero Gabbay, followed by a discussion. RSVP
  • October 4th, 2018 : “The Jews of Morocco”.  Details to be determined. RSVP
  • December 2018 : The  Ashkenazi Jews and the Jews from Ethiopia.  Details to be determined. RSVP
Sun, 18 March 2018 2 Nisan 5778