Registration has opened for the eighth annual Weekend in Quest, an exhilarating study weekend in Astoria, Oregon, March 6-8, 2015. The event features Professor Devin Naar, Chair of the Sephardic Studies Program at the University of Washington in Seattle. He will present four lectures during the weekend on the topic:

  • The Rise and Fall of Ladino speaking Jewry, considering the history of Sephardic Jewish communities from the Ottoman Empire to the present-day United States.

In addition to the opportunity to study with Professor Naar, the weekend will also feature Shabbat services, led by Deborah Bletstein, Cantor at Congregation Neveh Shalom in Portland.

The weekend also will include schmoozing time, delicious catered community meals, lighthearted entertainment and some dancing, all within view of the magnificent Columbia River at the Holiday Inn Express.

To register and pay online, visit the website  Space is limited. Please register early for this outstanding opportunity.

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