Learning Unlimited: The Battle Between Cross and Crescent: The Hungarians, the Ottomans, the Hapsburgs in Vienna & Budapest. | Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Learning Unlimited: The Battle Between Cross and Crescent: The Hungarians, the Ottomans, the Hapsburgs in Vienna & Budapest.

Mon, October 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Visitors to these cities on the Danube are captivated by the architecture, music and ambience that seem so redolently Hapsburg. But there were periods beginning with the Battle of Mohacs that brought the Hungarian Kingdom under Ottoman rule, the Siege of Vienna by Suleyman the Magnificent in 1526, and another siege by Kara Mustapha in 1623. (Keep in mind that it was the Ottoman occupation, which introduced Paprika, Coffee Houses and Bath Houses to these other cities!).  Join Kerrin Meis to meet the major actors in this drama and learn what was so important about the area to all parties including the Hapsburgs who ultimately prevailed. 

$7 – JCC Members w/Advanced Registration

$10 – Public w/Advanced Registration

$12 – All Day-of Registrations


 If interested, stay after Kerrin’s lecture for a special, short free presentation on our Melodies of the Danube river cruise aboard the new AmaMagna (May 2019).  For more information on this river cruise, please click here.

 For information about our Eastern European Treasure Cultural Arts Trip, please click here



Since fees do not cover the cost of programs,

Learning Unlimited lectures are made possible, in part, by

donors to the Osher Marin JCC’s “Adult Learning & Living” programs.

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Location: Kurland Lounge

Please call 415.444.8000 to register.

Registrations are non-refundable.