Conference to take place on Monday-Tuesday, 28-29 May, 2007
The conference topics relate to all periods, from the community’s establishment to recent times:
Syrian Jewish communities in Israel and abroad
Leadership, governance and communal institutions
Community demography, and migration into and out of Syria
Jewish religious literature
Music, song and religious poetry
The Jews of Syria in literature, art, theater and cinema
Legal and political status
Syrian Jewry and their involvement in the economy
Zionist activity, Aliyah and illegal immigration
Relations with the majority society
We invite you to submit proposals for lecture topics, accompanied by an abstract of no longer than one page. Final date for submission of proposals is Thursday, November 30, 2006.
If you wish to propose a topic not included above, please feel free to do so, and we will consider including it.
Papers presented at the Conference will subsequently be published in a volume of proceedings, following academic review where required.
The Dahan Center for Culture, Society and Education in the Sephardic Heritage
Ramat Gan 52900,
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