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Five tips for your best Passover ever – – Sponsored content … – Chicago Parent

| February 20, 2017

For many Jews, Passover is the most important of all Jewish holidays. In fact, more Jewish Americans observe Passover than any other Jewish holiday

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents East of the River on 3/16 – Broadway World

| February 16, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the adventurous world-music ensemble East of the River in their new program, SULTANA: Music of the Sephardic Diaspora, on Thursday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park, Brooklyn

My Sephardic Valentine – Forward

| February 15, 2017

Nearly five decades after our teen romance, the Internet brought word that Joyce has written a memoir. In it, I read of my teenage self destined for an ordinary life. In the theater of her own escape from her parents orb and adolescent angst, she never even saw me.

What a family heirloom taught me about my ancestors, and the mysterious parts of my Jewish history – Tablet Magazine

| February 13, 2017

Tablet Magazine What a family heirloom taught me about my ancestors, and the mysterious parts of my Jewish history Tablet Magazine Besides what it held on the inside, I also loved the small silver vessel for what was engraved on its outside: the initials E.G., for Estrella Galante, my Sephardic great-grandmother, whose exotic life story sparked my first forays into genealogical ...

Sephardic Chief Rabbi: Do not fear the women’s organizations – Arutz Sheva

| February 8, 2017

Rabbi Yosef at Rabbinical Convention Court's Spokesman Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef related for the first time to attacks aimed at him by womens organizations following the bill of divorce episode involving a woman from Tzfat in northern Israel. In 2014, S. was given a get (halakhic divorce) in a rare and unprecedented move by a religious court in the northern city of Tzfat, seven years after her husband was severely injured in a car accident and left in a vegetative state.

Artist-in-residence will spotlight traditional Sephardic music during weekend of events – St. Louis Jewish Light

| February 6, 2017

Gerard Edery, an expert in the wide-ranging music of the Sephardic Diaspora, will serve as artist-in-residence during the JEWbilation Celebration Weekend Feb. 24 to 26 at Congregation Bnai Amoona. The weekend of events will culminate in a free concert by Edery and noted Flamenco guitarist and singer Cristian Puig at 7 p.m.

Sephardic Cuisine – My Jewish Learning

| January 1, 2017

An overview of the wide variety of food eaten by the descendants of the Spanish exile. By MJL Staff Get Sephardic (and other) Jewish recipes sent straight to your inbox! Sign up for The Nosher newsletter here.

Ashkenazic And Sephardic Jewry – Jewish History

| December 23, 2016

The transition from the Jewish community in Babylonia to Jewish communities in other parts of the world began already at the end of the eighth century.

Sephardic law and customs – Wikipedia

| December 11, 2016

Sephardic law and customs means the practice of Judaism as observed by the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, so far as it is peculiar to themselves and not shared with other Jewish groups such as the Ashkenazim. Sephardim do not constitute a separate denomination within Judaism, but rather a distinct cultural, juridical and philosophical tradition. Sephardim are, primarily, the descendants of Jews from the Iberian peninsula.

Sephardi Jews – Wikipedia

| December 8, 2016

Sephardi Jews (Yahadut Sfarad) Total population 2,200,000 up to 16% of world Jewish population Regions with significant populations Israel 1.4 million France 300,000400,000 United States 200,000300,000 Argentina 50,000 Spain 40,000 Canada 30,000 Turkey 26,000 Italy 24,930 Mexico 15,000 United Kingdom 8,000 Panama 8,000 Colombia 7,000 Morocco 6,000 Greece 6,000 Tunisia 2,000 Algeria 2,000 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,000 Bulgaria 2,000 Cuba 1,500 Serbia 1,000 Netherlands 600 Languages Historical: Ladino, Arabic, Haketia, Judeo-Portuguese, Berber, Catalanic, Shuadit, local languages Modern: Local languages, primarily Hebrew, French, English, Spanish, Turkish, Portuguese, Italian, Ladino, Arabic.

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