As one of Europe’s oldest and most impressive Jewish buildings, this city’s Portuguese Synagogue is known far and wide for its majestic beauty.
Though fasting on Yom Kippur is difficult, understanding the rules of the holiday doesn’t have to be.
About 8,800 persons have applied for Portuguese citizenship since the start of a program that enables Sephardim from other countries who can prove their Jewish-Portuguese heritage to obtain nationality, and 713 have been successful in their effort. Only 1 candidate has so far been turned down.
A century ago,a massive fire roared through the Mediterranean port city of Salonica, Greece.
Livraria Ets Haim is the world’s oldest functioning Jewish library. As such, it is no stranger to the prospect of imminent destruction.
Rabbi Joseph Dweck was criticized for saying societal acceptance of homosexuality was a “fantastic development.”
The Rabbis’ unwillingness to see the damage they are inflicting has left my children in a position where respecting your parents feels like a sin.
As Yiddish has had a renaissance, so, too, is Ladino having its moment. But we need to seize the opportunity before it is too late.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The mayor of Mexico City praised his country’s Sephardi heritage during the opening of the global biennial Erensya summi…
Dweck is refusing to back down, despite condemnations from the Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel — who is also his wife’s uncle.