HOGAR held its first quarterly meeting of 2015 on Saturday, March 14 at 2pm at the Lochwood Branch of the Dallas Public Library. Afterward, guest speaker, Rachel Amado Bortnick, presented “Sephardic Jews and Hispanic Americans – Can we be cousins?”. It was an enlightening presentation outlining the common language, traditions, beliefs, and customs between both groups….and enjoyed by all. A big welcome to all first-timers. Join us again in June!
HOGAR President, Jo Ann Valentin welcomed everyone and called meeting to order
Addressing board business
After the HOGAR board meeting business, Vice President Sulema Ramos introduced our guest speaker, Rachel Amado Bortnick. Her presentation was “Sephardic Jews and Hispanic Americans – Can we be cousins?”
All attendees listening attentively. A big welcome to our first-timers!
About HOGAR de DALLAS
Welcome to all who are interested in the research of their Hispanic ancestors! We meet quarterly throughout the year on the second Saturday of March, June, September, and December.
We are very exciting about 2015!
Join us at the Dallas Public Library – Lochwood Branch, 11221 Lochwood Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75218, (214) 670-8403, for our UPCOMING quarterly general meetings:
- June 13, Saturday, 2PM;
- September 12, Saturday, 2PM; and
- December – to be announced