17 | Sep
2018
17 | Sep
2018

lecture

Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus

Professor Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis will present new research on the remarkable courtyard houses of the Farhi and other important Sephardic families in late 18th/early-19th-century Damascus. Her analysis of architecture and d├ęcor offers a lens into the Damascene Jewish community and its interaction with Ottoman culture.

Presented by: the American Sephardi Federation

lecture