Laura Limonic, author of her new book “Kugel and Frijoles, Latino Jews in the U.S.”
Laura Limonic is an assistant professor of sociology at the College of Old Westbury of the State University of New York. She has studied Latino immigration in particular, and has conducted qualitative and quantitative research on Latino immigrants in the United States, spanning issues of race, ethnicity and religion. She holds a Ph.D. from CUNY Graduate Center.
Dr. Limonic will be discussing: What countries are Latino Jews emigrating from? Why are they leaving? Where are they settling in the U.S? & How are their customs, foods, languages, and religious observances different from that of Ashkenazi & Sephardic Jews?
This presentation is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be provided by the Temple Sinai Men’s Club.
This program is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County
Sponsor: Temple Sinai Mens Club, Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County, Jewish Book Council