October 25 – November 4, 2018
Lisbon – Coimbra – Tomar – Sintra – Barcelona – Girona – Figueres – Besalú

Sinagoga Mayor de Barcelona

Join Lehrhaus and Tiyul Jewish Journeys this fall for a study tour of Portugal and the Catalonia region of Spain. Explore the Golden Age of Spain, including the poets, philosophers, and mystics. Learn about the impact of the Inquisition on Iberian Jewry and the creation of the Sephardic diaspora. Confront the ironic twist that Portugal was the escape route for the Jews of out Europe after World War II, planting the seeds of anti-Semitism. See the sites and visit the Jewish communities in Lisbon, Coimbra, Tomar, Sintra, Barcelona, Girona, Figueres, and Besalú.

The detailed itinerary can be viewed here.

Tour scholar: Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan
Tour leader: Ariel Goldstein

Contact Ariel for more details at (510) 833 5854 or ariel@tiyuljewishjourneys.com.