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VIRTUAL SHABBAT OPPORTUNITIES

VIRTUAL SHABBAT OPPORTUNITIES

You don't have to be alone. Let's meet all together another time in our virtual Friday Night Sha-Zoom at 6pm (Spanish Time). SPANISH SPEAKINGTo jump in, just click on this link: https://zoom.us/j/825113635

A PESACH ZEDER

A PESACH ZEDER

No, you did not just see a typo... we meant to write Seder with a Z for Zoom! Lovely stories continue happening in our great island. Lockdown did not stop us from gathering together in our Virtual Seder last Wednesday evening. Over 40 families from all over the island...

VIRTUAL TOURS COMING SOON

VIRTUAL TOURS COMING SOON

In an effort to not let the Jewish Majorca flame be extinguished during lockdown and with the abrupt halt in tourism, we are innovating! Watch this space for our Virtual Tours that will be on offer very soon! If you would like to support us from afar there are ways...

JEWISH MAJORCA CONNECTS WITH JEWISH NEW YORK(A)

JEWISH MAJORCA CONNECTS WITH JEWISH NEW YORK(A)

FEDBytes is hosting a special conversation this Thursday at 4:30pm EST (10:30pm Spain Time) on Zoom with Dani Rotstein, a TV commercial producer who left New York City to live and work in Majorca, Spain. He and his wife Carla have since become leaders of the Jewish...

Chag Sameach Pesach

Chag Sameach Pesach

Even though we are far away we are connected virtually now more than ever. We are missing many of you here in Majorca but soon will be able to bring a little bit of Jewish Majorca to your homes with our new virtual tours! Chag Pesach Sameach! Stay safe, stay healthy,...

Make your home seder for this Wednesday

Make your home seder for this Wednesday

Click here to download a PDF in English from Jewish Boston about how to make your home seder for this Wednesday. We will be using this Haggadah in Limud Mallorca’s Virtual Seder (more info below). By clicking on this link, you can download a PDF in...

Don’t have everything set up yet?

Don’t have everything set up yet?

Don't have everything set up yet? Do as Dani Rotstein, rush to the supermarket and grab the essentials in order to get your Seder Plate ready. It’s as simple as 1-2-3! Just follow the pictures above! If you still need matzah and kosher wine and matzah ball mix and...

Virtual Seder opportunities for this Wednesday

Virtual Seder opportunities for this Wednesday

Limud Mallorca is organizing this Wednesday at 6:30 PM (Spanish Time) a Virtual Seder in English for anyone and everyone that would like to join! If you would like to participate, please CLICK HERE to register: ¿Quieres compartir un seder...

Check out our tours

Check out our tours

Please see below the poster for upcoming tours in March and please share this with someone who might be interested in learning about the Jewish, Converso, and Chueta history of Majorca! We also offer private tours on other dates, upon request. Email us...

Chueta authors release new literature

Chueta authors release new literature

We also would like to share a wonderful article that came out recently about books recently published and a stage production underway about the Chuetas of Mallorca. In the publication “Arabalears” you can read this exciting update!Read the article here

Palma’s jewish quarters on TV

Palma’s jewish quarters on TV

In January the well-known TV Program “A Magical Country” came to do an expose on Mallorca and specifically noted the Jewish Quarters of Palma. Though the program is in Spanish you can see beautiful cinematography of the city and hear a fascinating explanation from...

The dream has come true!

The dream has come true!

Inventor Films, founded by filmmaker Rafael Cortés and producer Danielle Turkov, has purchased the rights to Carme Riera’s award-winning historical fictional novel “In The Last Blue” to develop a feature-length film. The novel talks about the events of 1688 when a...

The magic of Majorca

The magic of Majorca

We are excited to share a wonderful piece written by Lucy Daltroff that was published last month in the Times of Israel about her visit to the island. She includes a lovely account of the time spent together with Jewish Majorca.Read the article here

February & March tours

February & March tours

Please see below posters for upcoming tours in February and March and please share with someone who might be interested in learning about the Jewish, Converso, and Chueta history of Majorca!

In memory of…

In memory of…

Please click on the video of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Ceremony observed on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Monday January 27, 2020. The event was well attended by members of the Jewish community of the Balearic Islands as well as dignitaries...

January student field trip

January student field trip

We recently shared a fantastic cultural experience together with over 46 students from the Escola Global and learned about the important dates of Jewish history of Majorca as well as all fifteen of the Chueta family names. We saw the site of the old synagogue where...

Ketubot from Majorca

Ketubot from Majorca

This past January we were delighted to welcome the associate professor of History at Brooklyn College of CUNY, Karen Stern, to Majorca as she investigated Hebrew writings found in Majorca. While looking at ingots made of lead that were found in the town Santa Maria de...

“Enjalamada” now available in Palma!

“Enjalamada” now available in Palma!

Tomeu Arbona and his team at Forn de la Soca are collaborating with Jewish Majorca to take the “saïm” (lard) out of the ensaïmada and put the “jala” (challah) back in it. Introducing the ENJALAMADA now sold locally in Palma. In Medieval times, the Jews cooked their...

Kosher for passover program in Palma April 2020

Kosher for passover program in Palma April 2020

Do you have plans for Passover? Gaya Tours is running a Kosher for Passover Program in Palma this year for the first time in a long time! They will be kashering a hotel on the Paseo Maritimo and are expecting over 200 attendees from Europe, United Kingdom, United...

Presenting at a jewish learning conference in the UK

Presenting at a jewish learning conference in the UK

Dani Rotstein traveled to Birmingham, UK this past December and was one of 2,800 people from all over the world who attended the Limmud Festival.  Over 100 people attended his session to learn about the Jewish, Converso, & Chueta history of the island. Many had...

New routes of the jewish quarters of Palma in 3 languages

New routes of the jewish quarters of Palma in 3 languages

In December we were busy with tours in English, in Spanish, and in Catalan! Izaskun lead an exciting group around the two different "juderias" of Palma as well as the Jewish Interpretation Center. We learned that the Catalan word for Jewish Quarter is “Call” and may...

Say hello to our newest team members!

Say hello to our newest team members!

We are proud to announce that Barbara Iten (left-top) and Izaskun Cortés (right-bottom) have joined our Jewish Majorca family. These two ladies will contribute towards the growth of our project and will be offering you the most amazing experiences.

Apply for the one-year jewish studies program 2020-2021!

Apply for the one-year jewish studies program 2020-2021!

Dedicated to the revival of Jewish culture in Europe, Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden, educates leaders for Europe, such as academics and community activists, in Jewish textual sources which serve as the wellsprings of Jewish and modern...

Join the last tours of 2019

Join the last tours of 2019

You are cordially invited to join the last tours of the year. They are available in Catalán (15th Dec), English (27th Dec) and Spanish (29th Dec) . There is a limited capacity so please confirm your attendance as soon as possible. We are glad to offer special winter...

Full House Rosh Hashana

Full House Rosh Hashana

On Sep 29th, the local Jewish community opened its doors to the public to celebrate the Jewish New Year. A bit of music, a bit of cooking and a bit of dancing. What a great way to welcome the New Year with over 200 people!!...

Support our documentary!

Support our documentary!

Time is running out! There is one week left to participate in the crowdfunding campaign. We are helping to revive Jewish life on the island after 600 years of persecution.Participate in our film as we uncover the silenced roots of Majorcan Jewry.Click here to learn...

Making headlines!

Making headlines!

In case you have missed it:Jewish Majorca was featured on the BBC. Check the image below to find out more about us and the history of the Xuetas!