Global Learning Adventures are lessons learned while traveling to different countries. More than 40 countries and 40 years of Global Learning opportunities are used to enhance International Management and Technology Management Courses. Our Travel Lessons include topics in strategic management, global engagement, leadership, systems, cultures, politics, economies, projects, education, and the environment. This overview integrates all the areas that are covered in other Global Learning Adventures videos. The more we travel, the more we learn, the more we share, and the more we teach.
Un investigador sitúa en internet las 19 juderías de la C. Valenciana
Un sefardita difunde por la red la ubicación de esos antiguos barrios y huellas hebreas totalmente olvidadas incluso en el callejero
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07·02·21 | 04:17
Adentrarse en el legado judío en la Comunitat Valenciana ya es muy fácil a golpe de clic gracias al trabajo que ha realizado José Gregorio Lepervanche Valencia, un descendiente de sefardíes de la familia Semah de Valencia que hace un par de años regresó a España tras recuperar la nacionalidad de sus antepasados y se afincó en el Port de Sagunt. Con su dominio de la tecnología, este profesor de Sistemas de Información en varias universidades de los EEUU ha geolocalizado 19 juderías grandes y pequeñas en la Comunidad Valenciana, así como 100 en la Península Ibérica, incluyendo fotos actuales que permiten hacerse una idea de la huella que dejaron y que se mantiene de muy diversas maneras.
Esto permite identificar fácilmente en internet los antiguos barrios y cementerios judíos, aunque en algunos lugares no quede ni rastro de ellos y hasta ahora estuvieran totalmente olvidados. Se trata de ubicaciones realizadas a partir de documentación de diferentes épocas, placas en calles, crónicas y artículos. Pese a que en muchos casos no hay ubicación exacta de las juderías, Google Maps ha aceptado la geolocalización de lugares significativos relacionados con ellas como plazas, portales o antiguas sinagogas que sí evocan aquel pasado.
Esta tarea que inició como parte de un curso de Turismo Cultural ha puesto de relieve grandes diferencias en cuanto a la preservación de ese legado en el día a día de las distintas poblaciones, así como en su difusión turística. En la Comunitat Valenciana, Lepervanche destaca el caso de Sagunt, única localidad valenciana integrada en la Red de Juderías, seguida de Chelva. «La de Sagunt está perfectamente conservada la trama urbana y tenemos un cementerio judío, con tumbas e hipogeos, además de un micvé. De hecho, era la única judería que aparecía localizada en Google Maps, pero yo he actualizado datos. En Chelva también se conserva muy bien la judería y, además, acaban de hacer una restauración».
Tras hacer un exhaustivo recorrido para documentarse y sacar fotos, admite «el gran encanto» de las calles de esos barrios que se preservan en los pueblos castellonenses de Morella y Sant Mateu, así como el trabajo que se está haciendo en Onda y Alzira para recuperar unos restos arqueológicos de esa época.
Más allá de esto, en algunas localidades ha encontrado calles con nombres o placas alusivas a la judería, como en Gandía, Requena, Vila-real o Castelló. Sin embargo, ve llamativa su ausencia en Xàtiva «cuando en el museo sí tienen una pieza de yeso con caracteres hebreos», afirma tras aclarar que en Alzira ha geolocalizado tanto la judería «antigua» como la «nueva».
Aún así, su mayor sorpresa ha sido recorrer València capital y Alicante sin hallar toponimia o placas alusivas a la antigua judería. «Yo creo que estos sitios deberían recordarse, por lo menos con una placa. Al menos, esto demostraría que hay interés por esta parte de la historia y sería una vía de suscitarlo a otros», decía. Dispuesto a «ayudar a recuperar la memoria sefardí», Lepervanche ha reunido todo su trabajo en una web, además de crear una página en una red social que ya tiene más de 600 integrantes. Su objetivo siempre es el mismo: Que eso que está en muchos libros se abra paso «en los caminos turísticos, entre la gente y la sociedad».
En este sentido, opina que Sagunt «es un ejemplo a seguir» ya que, «desde su entrada en la Red de Juderías de España, ha organizado eventos escolares divulgativos y lúdicos, como las exitosas gincanas para familias sobre Sefarad que recrean cómo era la vida entonces y la expulsión», decía animando así a fomentar «toda esa parte educativa». «Yo creo que a todo este legado hay que darle más relevancia a nivel turístico en la Comunidad Valenciana. Posiblemente hasta ahora no ha habido un interés tan profundo de buscar la herencia judía hasta que en 2015 salió la ley que concede la nacionalidad a descendientes de sefardíes; una ley que ya ha ampliado dos veces los plazos para hacer estas solicitudes, hasta septiembre de 2021, pero que ojalá los prorroguen más para dar más tiempo a que, ahora que estamos en pandemia, la gente pueda entregar toda la documentación».
A researcher places the 19 Jewish quarters of the C. Valenciana on the internet.
A Sephardic man spreads the location of those ancient neighborhoods and Hebrew footprints completely forgotten even on the street.
Delving into the Jewish legacy in the Valencian Community is already very easy at the click of a button thanks to the work done by José Gregorio Lepervanche Valencia, a descendant of Sephardic Jews from the Semah family of Valencia who a couple of years ago returned to Spain after recovering the nationality of his ancestors and settled in the Port de Sagunt. With his mastery of technology, this professor of Information Systems in several universities in the USA has geolocalized 19 large and small Jewish quarters in the Valencian Community, as well as 100 in the Iberian Peninsula, including current photos that allow an idea of the footprint that they left and that is maintained in many different ways.
This makes it easy to identify old Jewish neighborhoods and cemeteries on the internet, although in some places there is no trace of them and until now they have been totally forgotten. These are locations made from documentation from different periods, street signs, chronicles and articles. Despite the fact that in many cases there is no exact location of the Jewish quarters, Google Maps has accepted the geolocalization of significant places related to them such as squares, portals or old synagogues that do evoke that past.
This task that began as part of a Cultural Tourism course has highlighted great differences in terms of the preservation of this legacy in the day-to-day life of the different populations, as well as in its tourist diffusion. In the Valencian Community, Lepervanche highlights the case of Sagunt, the only Valencian town integrated into the Network of Jewish Quarters, followed by Chelva. «The one in Sagunt, the urban layout is perfectly preserved and we have a Jewish cemetery, with tombs and hypogea, as well as a micvé. In fact, it was the only Jewish quarter that was located on Google Maps, but I have updated data. In Chelva the Jewish quarter is also very well preserved and, in addition, a restoration has just been carried out ”.
After making an exhaustive tour to document himself and take photos, he admits “the great charm” of the streets of those neighborhoods that are preserved in the Castellón towns of Morella and Sant Mateu, as well as the work that is being done in Onda and Alzira to recover some archaeological remains from that time.
Beyond this, in some localities he has found streets with names or plaques alluding to the Jewish quarter, such as in Gandia, Requena, Vila-real or Castelló. However, his absence is striking in Xàtiva “when the museum does have a plaster piece with Hebrew characters,” he affirms after clarifying that in Alzira he has geolocated both the “old” and the “new” Jewry.
Even so, his biggest surprise has been to visit Valencia capital and Alicante without finding place names or plates alluding to the old Jewish quarter. “I think these places should be remembered, at least with a plaque. At least, this would show that there is interest in this part of history and would be a way to arouse it to others, “he said. Willing to “help recover the Sephardic memory”, Lepervanche has gathered all his work on a website, in addition to creating a page on a social network that already has more than 600 members. His goal is always the same: That what is in many books makes its way “on tourist roads, between people and society.”
In this sense, he believes that Sagunt “is an example to follow” since, “since joining the Network of Jewish Quarters of Spain, he has organized educational and recreational school events, such as the successful gymkhanas for families on Sepharad that recreate what the life then and expulsion, “he said, thus encouraging the promotion of” all that educational part. ” «I believe that all this legacy must be given more relevance at the tourist level in the Valencian Community. Possibly until now there has not been such a deep interest in seeking the Jewish heritage until the law that grants nationality to descendants of Sephardic Jews came out in 2015; a law that has already extended the deadlines for making these requests twice, until September 2021, but hopefully they will be extended further to allow more time for people to deliver all the documentation now that we are in a pandemic.”
Fall 2019 #GlobalVirtualCampus continues with our#GlobalManagement courses and the #SDGs. We are going to visit old and new countries, explore and visit global companies inlcuding USA companies in Europe and European companies that are impacting USA economy. We will see how local governments and working with local companies to support the Sustainable Development Goals. We will incorporate emerging energies and technologies to our courses’ content. We will add outdoors learning to combine more formal and non-formal higher education.
We will use this Fall Faculty Virtual Semester abroad to expand our courses. We are global learners and professors enhancing our Global Management courses.
Summer term is winding down and it is time to extract the lessons we are going to carry to next term. Change Management continued as one of our main topics. We have to plan for changes based on our priorities, values, and beliefs. We have to be ready for unexpected changes that can impact our personal and professional life. Our actions, talks, and thoughts should be an example to others in our circles of influence. We live in one globe that we have to protect. We should embrace sustainability actions to build a better world. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a good set of global goals to add our contribution and make it happen. The more we travel, the more we learn about others. Share your learning experiences and influence others to know more our planet.
During Summer 2019 more than 40,000 Scouts from more than 150 countries attended the 24th World Scout Jamboree in the USA. Former UN Secretary General and Scouter from Korea Ban Ki-moon challenged Scouts to be Global citizens, be champions of the Sustainable Development Goals, and be agents of climate change. We want to combine his recommendations with our lessons in our courses. We continue enhancing our formal and non-formal educational methods to improve higher education management programs. Our digital leaders of the future are already leading their youth groups in their countries. Be prepared.
In the near future 5G Networks are expected to be bring new innovations in the technological, economic, societal and environmental perspectives. The promise is to have better performance in terms of latency, reliability, energy efficiency, wireless broadband capacity, elasticity, and more. New applications in automated vehicles, robotics, and e-health are some of the areas where industries will see big changes.
Discussion: Search for benefits of 5G Networks as they relate to your workplace. How these 5G technologies can improve your industry or area of work?
Expanding our #SepharadChronicles photos via Your Shot, National Geographic.
More photos coming soon to https://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/1636955/
Our post at that time:
“It is time to vote in the general elections on November 4th. It is a huge responsibility to participate and elect our next president, other public functionaries, and to decide on several amendments. Our decisions are important and the weight of those decisions are heavy. The “I voted” sticker represents the weight of our decisions. It marks us for doing both our duty and our right to vote. The “Early Voting Site’ sign shows us that we believe in our electoral system. We can vote before and know that our vote will be counted. Please remember to vote. It is heavy but you will feel lighter after voting. My wife and I voted for the first time in a US presidential election and we feel great and grateful.”
4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18)
June 20 – 22, 2018 · Valencia (Spain)
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:
- Innovative materials and new tools for teaching.
- Teaching and learning experiences.
- Educational technology (e.g., virtual labs, e-learning).
- Evaluation and assessment of student learning.
- Emerging technologies in learning (e.g., MOOC, OER, gamification).
- Educational strategies.
- Experiences outside the classroom (e.g., practicums, mobility).
- New teaching/learning theories and models.
- Globalization in education and education reforms.
- Learning for employment.
- Education accreditation, quality and assessment.
- Competency-based learning and skill assessment.
Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche Valencia (@DrLepervanche) currently works as Professor of Management at Florida State College at Jacksonville. He also teaches Information Systems and eBusiness courses in online graduate programs. He was an Internet pioneer when he introduced the first commercial online service in Venezuela in the early 90s. He has been online publisher, web developer, Internet strategist and consultant, emerging technologies early adopter, and online professor since 1999. His blogs, newsletters, and videos are shared in online and ground courses. Visit http://www.lepervanche.org to use his online resources to enhance learning experiences. After visiting more than 50 countries he developed his Global Learning Opportunities Building Engagement (GLOBE) educational model. He founded Global Learning News, a collaborative news outlet to integrate global knowledge by areas and to bring learning outside of the classroom. Resources include Outdoors University News, Global Learning Adventures, Free Campus Videos, and Scouting Adventures. In Spanish Aventura Global, Aventuras y Cronicas and Aventuras Scouts.
He is TEDxFSCJ Founder and Organizer. He uses TED, TED-Ed, and TEDx Talks to enhance management instruction beyond the classroom. He has published more than 50 TED Ed Lessons for higher education. TED videos and TED Ed Lessons have been embedded into discussions, announcements, and assignments. TEDxFSCJ Learning Adventures are small events created to do roundtables about topics related to Social Responsibility, Leadership, and Sustainable Development Goals using TED resources.
He is a retired Lieutenant Commander from the Venezuelan Navy and he has a Nuclear Engineer degree and a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His undergraduate degree from the Venezuelan Naval Academy (First of the Class) is Lic. in Naval Sciences. He also was Honor Graduate of the International Electronic Warfare Course at the US Navy Atlantic Fleet Combat Training Center in Virginia. He earned his PhD in Organization & Management with specialization in Information Technology Management from Capella University
He is lifelong Scout leader in Venezuela and Boy Scouts of America (BSA). He was one of the 43 2009 BSA National Distinguished Scoutmasters. He was Scoutmaster / Course Director of North Florida Council’s National Youth Leadership Training. He developed a Personal Leadership Model to help youth leaders find their way to college and future careers. He is currently Vice President of Scouting Programs for BSA North Florida Council and Sea Scouts leader. He has been Unit Leader to World Jamboree in Japan, International Scottish Jamborette and BSA National Scout Jamboree. He is a Sudden Cardiac Arrest survivor after being saved with CPR/ AED during a Boy Scouts Summer Camp.
#HEAd’18. One of keynote speakers. “How to be prepared to influence the instant knowledge generations to be engaged global learners”. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 9:30am. “How to be prepared to influence the instant knowledge generations to be engaged global learners” includes professional and personal experiences in managing changes in business, countries, careers, education, and personal life. It shares innovative methods to use emerging technologies for global and multigenerational learning.
4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18)
June 20 – 22, 2018 · Valencia (Spain). #drlepervanche_head18 #drlepervanchecampus #drlepervanche_valencia