Andrew Marcus, the organizer of New York’s Greek Jewish Festival, dishes to Jonathan Katz about why he started this annual tradition.
The Rhode Island congregation that worships at the United States’ oldest synagogue owns that house of worship and its assets, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting a New York synagogue’s claim to oversight.
What happens when Jews of color, including Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, get together for a historic three-day gathering? Sigal Samuel found out.
The heritage of Sephardic Jews does not exist just to make the Passover practices of our Ashkenazi neighbors less burdensome and expensive, and more delicious and nutritious, Arielle Levites writes.
Five years ago, this city’s tiny Jewish community was so strapped for cash it couldn’t afford to fix the deep cracks in its synagogue’s moldy ceiling.
Spain’s king honored Sephardic Jews at a ceremony recognizing a new law that confers citizenship on the descendants of those banished during the Inquisition.
An Israeli commercial that sells real estate to Ashkenazi Jews by making fun of Sephardim and Mizrahim has been pulled after a public outcry. But the damage is done, Sigal Samuel writes.
Israel’s fifth president, Yitzhak Navon, was buried in a state funeral on Mount Herzl.
Officials in Lisbon approved the naturalization of a Panamanian national who applied for a Portuguese passport under recent legislation benefiting descendants of Sephardic Jews.
A leading Sephardic rabbi who advises the haredi Orthodox Shas party criticized Jews who have been visiting the Temple Mount, saying they “sparked all the current tumult.”