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Sephardic Recipes | Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation

| October 4, 2017

NOTE: We are looking for new recipes. If anyone has a recipe they would like to share, we would really love to publish it. Please contact the Synagogue Office at (206) 723-3028, or by email atsbholim@gmail.comto share your recipe

New Jewish museum seeks to showcase Sephardic culture – Arutz Sheva

| August 25, 2017

Old City of Porto, Portugal iStock Ahead of next months European Days of Jewish Culture project, the Portuguese town of Belmonte has renovated and reopened its Jewish museum, which is the largest in the world about crypto-Jews. The reopening earlier this month followed extensive renovations costing $350,000 at the museum, which was founded in 2005, a municipal spokesperson told JTA.

We helped Blanche discover more about her famous family – Jewish News (blog)

| August 25, 2017

As every working parent will tell you, modern families lead busy lives. Mums and dads findthemselves juggling work presentations with spelling tests, interview preparation with school plays and client calls with science projects. The death this month of Blanche Lindo Blackwell [pictured below] at the age of 104was widely reported in national newspapers

Rabbi claims he was vilified for welcoming non-white members – New York Post

| August 24, 2017

A Westchester rabbi who sought to diversify his synagogue was panned by its racist board members for turning the congregation Spanish and Black, according to a federal discrimination complaint.

The correspondence constitutes the only remaining trace of Rivca’s voice, as well as a relatively rare window onto a … – Tablet Magazine

| August 21, 2017

Until my early adulthood, I had no family names or faces to connect with the Holocaust. I always assumed that, on my fathers side, any members of his extended Lithuanian family who didnt manage to escape their shtetls for America or elsewhere had become victims of the Nazis.

Judaism: Sephardim – Jewish Virtual Library

| August 20, 2017

The descendants of Jews who left Spain or Portugal after the 1492 expulsion are referred to as Sephardim. The word Sephardim comes from the Hebrew word for Spain, Sepharad, that is stated in the Bible. It is believed that Jews have lived in Spain since the era of King Solomon (c.965-930 B.C.E.).

Rav Shlomo Amar: Sephardic Couples Should Use a Sephardic Ketuba – Jewish Link of New Jersey

| August 17, 2017

During the glorious Shabbat Nachamu 5777, when Rav Shlomo Amar joined us at Congregation Shaarei Orah, the Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck, I had the opportunity to discuss a wide variety of halachic issues with him. Among the issues we discussed was the necessity of a Sephardic couple using the Sephardic text for their ketuba

The American Sephardi Music Festival – NY Blueprint

| August 17, 2017

The 1st Edition of theAMERICAN SEPHARDI MUSIC FESTIVALAugust 24, 27 & 28, 2017at the Center for Jewish History, New York.

Who owns America’s oldest synagogue? It’s a 350-year-old argument – jewishpresspinellas

| August 16, 2017

By Ben Sales JTA news service Touro Synagogue, nestled in historic Newport, R.I., is the oldest synagogue still in existence in the United States. John Nordell/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images NEW YORK The story of Americas oldest synagogue, as told by retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter, is the story of American Jewish history

The Secret Jewish History Of Rum – Forward

| August 16, 2017

bhofack2/istockphoto a rum and Cola Cuba Libre cocktail. Today is National Rum Day

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