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Cultural Event: “Mimuna: North African Jewish Celebration at the End of Passover”

April 27, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Guest Speaker, Rafram Chaddad is a visual artist and a food researcher. He was born in Djerba island, grew up in Jerusalem and worked and taught as a contemporary artist in Europe and the US since 2004. His works have exhibited in multiple galleries and museums around the world and his themes lay in the relationship between old crafts and family traditions.


In the field of food Rafram works on political and social themes, published recipes and articles about food, worked more than a decade with slow food international and has been working for the last 2 years on a book related to how food interacts between different cities, in the post ottoman area. In the last 5 years Rafram is back in Tunis, where he is currently based.


After the lecture we will be making Muflettas, the traditional Mimuna food!


Zoom link.
Meeting ID: 936 4299 4680


Sponsored by the UNC Hebrew Program, Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, and the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies.


UNC-Chapel Hill


April 27, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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