Martin Rosenberg


Portland’s Jews Celebrate Century of Sephardic Heritage

By Martin Rosenberg

Portland’s Jews Celebrate Century of Sephardic Heritage
They came from a collapsing Ottoman Empire and wound up in verdant Oregon. Sephardic Jews built a small community that in some ways replicated the Mediterranean life they left behind.Read More


Meet America's Internet Champion of Ladino

By Martin Rosenberg

Meet America's Internet Champion of Ladino
Some say Ladino, or Judaismo, is on a path to linguistic extinction. But an online community of Ladino speakers is keeping it alive in the digital age.Read More


Small City Fields a Big Presence At Jerusalem Federation Parley

By Martin Rosenberg

The 20,000 Jews living in this Midwestern city represent a statistical blip in the American Jewish population, but the community registered the equivalent of a 6 on the Richter scale last week in Jerusalem at an international gathering of communal leaders.Kansas City sent a 114-person delegation to the United Jewish Communities GeneralRead More


Once More, Survivors Find Comfort in One Another

By Martin Rosenberg

Allegra Tevet, like so many others, could not take the strange, hot, fall-afternoon sun this past Sunday.So my 81-year-old mother-in-law sat in the shade of a cavernous white tent as she looked up at a big video screen at Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel speaking from the plaza outside of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.He was addressingRead More






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