Sephardic and Mizrahi queer Jews face the fear of rejection from their communities. One young man is determined to change that.
Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi likened a black child born to white parents to a “monkey.”
The answer is nothing, and everything. My family’s trilingual Persian Seder is filled with rice, songs — and hitting one another with leeks.
Nearly 1,800 descendants of Sephardic Jews acquired the Portuguese nationality in 2017 under a law enacted two years earlier, with another 12,000
To most white people, I am a person of color, no matter how assimilated I become. But to many liberals, especially people of color, I am white.
The laws follow economic recessions and vigorous attempts by Lisbon and Madrid to attract wealthy investors, residents and tourists.
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.