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Since 2008, LearningFest has been a signature annual event, providing the Dallas Jewish community an opportunity to sample an educational menu that offers varied personalities, teaching styles, and content comprised of the rich educational resources that are available in Dallas. 

The cost for the entire day of learning is $18 (no cost for teachers in Federation affiliated schools) and students with a valid ID).
For more information, contact Karen Schlosberg, kschlosberg@jfgd.org or 214-239-7131. 
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Sunday, November 6 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Luis Carvajal El Mozo, Tzaddik of the Southwest

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This year marks the 420th yahrtzeit of Luis Carvajal, el Mozo and family, burned at the stake in the largest auto da Fe in New Spain ( Mexico) in the 16th century. Carvajal was the leader of the converso underground for a decade before his death and is the only converso victim of the colonial inquisition to leave a complete memoir. Luis, el Mozo, and family are the central figures in the founding of the rio grande culture, a unique blend of Sephardic tradition and Catholicism that distinguishes the region even today.

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Reid Heller

Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas
Reid Heller is an adjunct professor of Jewish Studies at the University of North Texas.  In 1989, he founded the Classic Jewish Text Seminars to popularize the study of classical Jewish literature by non-specialists. In 1994, he co-founded, with Dr. David Boltz, the Dallas Virtual... Read More →

Sunday November 6, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm CST
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center 7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230

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