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Sephardic Survival

Teens learn about their heritage at a "Survivor"- themed Shabbaton.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/sephardic_survival_20011130

"Survivor" as inspiration for Jewish programming? It seems strange that the divisive show where deceit, backstabbing and empty promises are de rigueur would serve as the inspiration for a Shabbaton that stresses the importance of religious and cultural continuity. Yet Sephardic Tradition and Recreation (STAR) has seized on this pop culture phenomenon and infused it with a positive spin.

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