A Sensational Lecture by Alan Ereira.
The revelation, in 1644, that South American Indians prayed in Hebrew was astonishing. The news was brought to the Jews of Amsterdam in September 1644 by a Portuguese Marrano trader from New Grenada. He described a secret meeting with indigenous people in a remote location at a river in the mountains, at which the natives recited the first line of the Shema. His conclusion was that the indigenous people there must be Jews....
Show and tell by The Curator of the collection of Hebrew manuscripts and printed books, Mrs Ilana Tahan, OBE.
The Library is usually only open to readers who are engaged in special research. These two visits are specially organised for the Spiro Ark. Each such visit requires the Curator to organise a small exhibition and to explain the history of each of these rear and unique items....
The Spiro Ark, Flat 106, 15 Kidderpore Ave.
London NW3 7SJ T: 020 7794 4655 E: email@example.com
Registered Charity No 107 0926. A company limited by guarantee.
Registered No 361 3280. Registered office 788-790 Finchley Road London NW11 7TJ