Sephardic Seminary in Amsterdam Marks Anniversary
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Sephardic Seminary in Amsterdam Marks Anniversary

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The Sephardic rabbinical seminary of Etz-Chaim, founded by Spanish Jews who found refuge from the Inquisition in Holland, will celebrate its three hundredth anniversary July 5. The seminary library, the “Livraria Montezines,” is world famous for its collection of Judaica, Hebraica and ancient manuscripts.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund