Jewish and Arabic Influences on Spanish Culture 

ALICIA COFFEY, BEN TSVIRINKO, JAVIER RIVERA

For grades 9-12

 

 
 

Course Description:

Enjoy an amazing adventure in Spain as you get to experience the unique cultural flavor of Madrid and the South of Spain. Start your immersion by visiting the Plaza Mayor in Madrid; have a ‘Tapas’ lunch while exploring the ‘Mercado of San Miguel’ and end your first day participating in a ‘Flamenco Dance Class’. All of this followed by trips to the cities of Cordoba, Granada and Seville where you will discover the mesmerizing Jewish and Arab influences in food, language and architecture. In Cordoba, tour and explore the Mezquite Cathedral, The Historic Centre of Cordoba and the Jewish Quarter. In Granada tour the historic Moorish quarter, The Alhambra Palace, and end your visit of Granada at the Arabic souk (bazaar). In Seville visit the Jewish Quarter Gothic Cathedral and the thousand-year-old, Royal Palace. You will also be able to improve your Spanish with near daily language classes and cultural trips.

 
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MORE INFORMATION:

REGISTRATION: In order to register for this course, please download the following documents. Please turn them in to the Director of Experiential Learning in a timely fashion.  

 

SCHEDULE: Schedule and detailed information will soon be available to students and their families via Oakwood Connected. In the meantime, please visit our course's schedule on the Travel Provider's Website.

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Emergency & Faculty Contact information:

In the event of an emergency during an overnight trip, you can contact us at the following numbers.  We will have direct access to all travel groups.

DURING SCHOOL HOURS:

Tree Corbett: 818.732.3000

or

Phu Tranchi: 818.732.3195

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY:

Rob Foster: rfoster@oakwoodschool.org

818.732.3185 (office)

818.968.4291 (cell)

AFTER HOURS:

Phu Tranchi: ptranchi@oakwoodschool.org

310.384.8050 (cell)

Faculty Contact Information:

Alicia Coffey: acoffey@oakwoodschool.org

Ben Tsvirinko: btsvirinko@oakwoodschool.org

Javier Rivera:  jrivera@oakwoodschool.org