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Sunday, March 1 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Sephardi Women and Family Life in Early Modern Amsterdam

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Although neglected, the study of gender  is indispensable for an understanding of the society and culture of Dutch Sephardim in early modern Amsterdam. In this presentation, we will  explore the attitude of the communal officials towards women, but the emphasis will be on the the roles of Sephardic women of all classes  in the family and economy. We will also describe and analyze their education and cultural identities.

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Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld

Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld was born and bred in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and studied Modern History at the University of Amsterdam and Jewish Studies at Brandeis University (USA) and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she finished her Ph.D. She is an independent scholar in... Read More →

Sunday March 1, 2020 3:15pm - 4:15pm PST
Room A