Prof. Henry Green

Professor, University of Miami and Founder, Sephardi Voices

Speaker: The Forgotten Narrative: The Story of the Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries

Dr. Henry Green, Professor of Religious Studies, is the former Director of Judaic and Sephardic Studies at the University of Miami, Florida, USA and the Founding Director of MOSAIC: the Jewish Museum of Florida.  He has served as a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Toronto and has published extensively on the Sephardi, Israel and American Jewry.

Dr. Green’s current project, Sephardi Voices, is the creation of an audio-visual digital archive to preserve the history and heritage of the Sephardi, Mizrahi, Babylonian and Persian Jews through the testimonies of those displaced from North Africa, the Middle East and Iran post-World War Two. Dr. Green has given testimony to the USA Congressional Human Rights Caucus and other governmental agencies to advocate for the rights of those displaced.