“Jewish Presence in Thessaloniki” A Lecture by Professor Devin Naar Sunday May 19th, 2013, at St Demetrios in Seattle


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UW Speaker at St. Demetrios – Sunday, May 19th

Please join us at St. Demetrios on Sunday, May 19th at 2 p.m. as Devin E Naar, from the Department of History & Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington presents…

 Jewish Identity in Thessaloniki Across the Ages:

From Apostle Paul to Modern Times

Jewish presence in Thessaloniki, Greece’s “Second City,” dates back more than two millennia.  The grandson of a Thessalonikian, Professor Devin Naar of the University of Washington will present the rise and fall of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki from antiquity, through Byzantium, to the Ottoman era, and the Holocaust, focusing especially on Modern Greece. In his presentation, Naar will pay special attention the to key question of identity: what does it mean to be both Jewish and Greek?

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