Newsletter of the Call of Girona - Number 13   «Light and stars in the Jewish quarter»
February 2010



Cycle of lectures at the Institut Maimonïde in Montpellier:
-17th December 2009: "Journal d'un rabbin raté", given by Victor Malka.
- 11th February 2010: "Théodore Herzl 150 ans après: Mystique, politique et identité juive", given by Robert Wistrich.
- 16th March: "Bilan et perspectives des usages du Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme", given by Laurence Sigal.
- 12th April: "Rome, la Judée et les Juifs", given by Mireille Hadas-Lebel.
- 22nd June: "Contribution juive a l'identité européenne: Maïmonide, Mendelssohn, Rosenzweig", given by Abdrei Marga.
All sessions are at 8.00 p.m.

Lecture cycle on the theme of Jewish philosophers. Organized by the Baruch Spinoza Foundation and the Goethe Institute of Barcelona. The last session was dedicated to Leo Strauss, and was held on Wednesday 16th December at the Goethe Institute (Carrer Manso no. 24, Barcelona).

"El hechizo de la comprensión": the life and work of Hannah Arendt. 14th January at 7.30 p.m. at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid. Given by Alejandro Llano (professor of Metaphysics at the University of Navarre), Teresa Gutiérrez and Agustín García (Spanish Scientific Research Council - CSIC). Further information from Casa Sefarad-Israel.

"El enemigo judeo-masónico en la propaganda franquista". Presentation of the book by Javier Domínguez, professor of Spanish civilization at the University of Paris (XIII). To be given on 19th January at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid. With the collaboration of Casa Sefarad-Israel.

Retrospectiva Claude Lanzmann, 25 años de la Shoah. January-February at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid. Talks and screenings. Further information: Casa Sefarad-Israel.