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Onetime Sephardic Towns See Euro Signs in Revival of Lost Jewish Heritage

| April 10, 2014

Hopes High for Legacy and Lucrative Tourism Trade getty images Published April 10, 2014. Medelim, Portugal (JTA) In the center of the medieval Portuguese town of Medelim, two newlyweds in Sephardic wedding clothes are serenaded by a musical ensemble performing Ladino music

John Hagee speaks of the four blood moons and sephardic jews – Video

| April 9, 2014

John Hagee speaks of the four blood moons and sephardic jews By: Gerson Levi

NY rabbi: Ban Jewish groups that support BDS from Israel parade

| April 9, 2014

(JNS.org) A prominent Sephardic rabbi has urged leaders from the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of New York to bar Jewish groups that support BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) from marching in the June 1 Celebrate Israel Parade in New York City. Ahead of an April 8 protest rally outside of the UJA-Federation building regarding the participation of groups including Partners for Progressive Israel, the New Israel Fund (NIF), and BTselem in the JCRC-run and UJA Federation-supported parade, Rabbi Elie Abadie leader of New Yorks Edmond J.SafraSynagogue wrote in a letter to UJA-Federation and JCRC leaders that the groups disguise of being legitimate Pro-Israel Jewish Groups has been already discovered and revealed as false

Manischewitz’s kitniyot brand: Why this Passover is different from all other Passovers

| April 9, 2014

Only during Passover would unsalted rice cakes be considered a treat. This year, observant Sephardic Jews those from the Mediterranean rim, whose dietary laws during Passover are ever so slightly more permissive than those of Eastern European descent can eat products made from a category of food called kitniyot, which includes rice, legumes, corn, peas, soy and lentils. For the first time, rice cakes, peanut butter, popcorn and canned chickpeas are under American rabbinical supervision for Passover.

Sephardic Community Center presents The Wiz – Video

| April 6, 2014

Sephardic Community Center presents The Wiz By: Gabriel Solomon

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardic Jews: Exactly who will be eligible for a Spanish passport? – Video

| April 5, 2014

Spanish Citizenship for Sephardic Jews: Exactly who will be eligible for a Spanish passport? After years of rumors of a public redemption by the Spanish people for what was done to the Jews during the Inquisition, the Spanish government recently anno... By: JewishNewsOne

Spain clarifies legislation offering citizenship

| April 3, 2014

MANILA Excited about the news circulating on the internet that Spain is extending citizenship to those whose last names appear on a certain list?

Evan Kleiman revisits her Passover traditions

| April 3, 2014

Pollo Arrosto (lemon and rosemary chicken) In an environment thats all too familiar with short-lived businesses and perpetual change, the sound of a collective, disappointed sigh spread through Los Angeles in January 2012 when restaurateur and chef Evan Kleiman announced she was closing Angeli Caffe after more than 27 years in business.

Beit Shemesh mayor condemns attack on woman for modesty

| April 3, 2014

Beit Shemesh, photo via Israel PikiWiki Project Beit Shemesh Mayor Moshe Abutbul condemned an attack on a woman by a haredi Orthodox man who accused her of not being dressed modestly enough. Abutbul issued astatementTuesday condemning the attack of last week.

Music and the Sephardic oral tradition: a life spent documenting Jewish musical heritage – Video

| April 1, 2014

Music and the Sephardic oral tradition: a life spent documenting Jewish musical heritage In the Sephardic Jewish tradition, songs have had many functions, from the empowerment of women to the teaching of rituals. One musicologist has spent her pr... By: JewishNewsOne


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