Category: Activities

Jewish Activities

Jewish craftsmanship evolved from agriculture to trade, to alchemy, and metallurgy, medicine. They learned alchemy and metallurgy from the Egyptians and Babylonians, they also learned health remedies like the use of Salix the bark of a tree to reduce fever, and about 700 magical formulas and folk remedies like those written in the Eber’s papyrus.  They have had a long...

Latin American Activities

The “Manila Galleons” brought to Latin America silk, for “Rebosos,” tissue paper, sequence, The Islamic technique of the ceramic art of Majolica for “Talavera”, glass, and the Converso Jewish technique of “Repujado” [Tin embossing]and metalsmith, music, and dance, among others.