Itís Funnier in Ladino: Humor in Sephardic Culture


with special guest speaker Dr. Eli Papo
Deputy Director, Moshe David Gaon Center for Ladino Culture Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

בלאדינו זה יותר מצחיק - הומור בתרבות ספרד
עם ד"ר אליעזר פאפו

Dr. Eliezer (Eli) Papo teaches oral Jewish literatures, folklore and Sephardic culture in BGU’s departmentclientuploads/ICC/Adult_Lectures/Dr-Eli-Papo.jpg of Hebrew Literature and is director of the Sephardic Studies Research Institute.


Born and raised in Sarajevo, Dr. Papo holds a B.A. in law from the University of Sarajevo, a degree in rabbinics from the Midrash Sepharadi in Jerusalem, an M.A. in Jewish languages and literatures from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a Ph.D. in Hebrew literature from BGU.

Since 1997, Dr. Papo has served as the non-residential rabbi of the Jewish community of Bosnia and Herzegovina/Sarajevo. His Ph.D. thesis, And Thou Shall Jest With Your Son: Judeo-Spanish Parodies on the Passover Haggadah, was recently published by the Ben-Zvi Institute. Dr. Papo has written numerous articles, in eight languages, about Jewish culture and especially Sephardic culture and literature.



Date: Monday, March 3 יום שני, 3 במרץ
Time: 7:30 PM 7:30 בערב
Fee: $10 Members;
$12 Non-members
$15 at the door, space permitting

$10 למנויים,
$12 לקהל הרחב
$15 בכניסה, על בסיס מקום פנוי

Please note: the advanced ticket sale has ended. Tickets at full price are available at the door, space permitting.
Location: Freidenrich Conference Center
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