Catalonia’s Pyrenees mountains offered refuge to thousands, hiking through knee-deep snow and ice and avoiding Nazi border patrols.
How do you sum up 500 years of Sephardic history in just a couple of illustrations? That’s the challenge Kurt Hoffman had to answer in the pages of the Forward.
Aristides Sousa Mendes is in search of his past. His grandfather is lionized for saving Jews from the Nazis in Portugal-but it wasn’t always that way.
In 1492, Spain expelled the Jews. In 2012, the government invited them back. Josh Nathan-Kazis went to Madrid in search of a passport — and his Sephardic identity.
On a very hot day in Spain, Emma Rudolph cobbled together a Shabbat dinner with cold items from the market. It’s now her go-to summer Shabbat dish.