In Israel's early years, members of the government had bitter arguments about the appointment of non-Ashkenazi justices to the Supreme Court. The consequences of these discussions, which ultimately led to the creation of the 'Sephardi chair,' are felt to this day
ID tags unearthed at the site of the death camp reveal that hundreds of the victims had roots in North Africa
The North African kingdom has long been a regional pioneer in all things Jewish. Now it’s portraying Morocco’s Jews as a keystone in a multicultural collective identity
Movement restrictions shouldn't lead to desecrating the holiday, statement pushed by official Israeli government channel says
The ruling hopes to 'remove sadness from adults and the elderly, to give them motivation to continue fighting for their lives,' rabbis say
The Jewish contribution to the famous art fair this month showcased just how diverse the community is: 'I finally understood why we never celebrated Christmas!'
The application deadline was Tuesday; applicants are required to prove their descent from Spanish Jews who were forced out in the 1492 Spanish Inquisition
Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed she had Jewish ancestry, sparking a social media storm
Incoming Democratic congresswoman says it's the first time she's shared her Jewish heritage in public: 'Our destinies are tied beyond our understanding'
In the 1930s Meir Levy left the Holy Land to fight in the Spanish Civil War. His descendants are trying to bring his body back to Israel
Fake Jews or Fake News? State Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Claims Racism After Jewish Identity Questioned
Young Democratic socialist is under fire for representing herself as an immigrant and Sephardic Jew, with some accusing her of cultural appropriation | Analysis
Madrid’s efforts and a new research center in Israel will try to revive the Judeo-Spanish tongue that was spoken throughout the Ottoman Empire – and the world
Hundreds attend the funeral, including Shas Minister Arye Dery ■ The mother grew up in Holon in a prominent Sephardic family ■ The fire that killed them may have been sparked by Hanukkah candles
Two Israeli scholars shed light on the Sephardi Jews whose perspectives were left out of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
The new Israeli curriculum on Jewish communities in the Muslim world is welcome, but it highlights only the persecution. And in the case of Egypt, it’s not even clear a full-fledged expulsion happened
A group of London rabbis said to British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis that if he does not remove Rabbi Joseph Dweck from his position, 'he will be responsible for the splitting of Anglo-Orthodoxy'
Before Israel’s establishment in 1948, some Jews and Arabs saw each other as ‘brothers’ and had a utopian vision of a shared future.
Ashkenazi Zionism has always known how to foment trouble, in order to continue holding the reins of power.
To allow hundreds of elderly Turkish Jews to apply as well, applicants for Spain's law of return will not have to take language and heritage test.
Heartbreaking tales of lost children, but no 'smoking gun' as Israel makes over 200,000 documents on mysterious disappearance of Yemenite children available for first time in Israel's history.
Project will interview Jews who immigrated to Israel from Arab lands or Iran, and descendants of Jews expelled from Spain.
Yitzhak Yosef's remarks come amid the military's plan to let women serve in tanks, which has raised an outcry in the Zionist-Religious camp. 'It is not the way of the Torah,' rabbi says.
The move is part of the education system’s efforts to celebrate Jews with roots in Muslim countries and Spain.
Rabbi Shlomo Amar's office says he did not request the citizenship and that it was conferred as an honor in recognition of his work with Sephardi Jewry.
Three-day event organized by a Sephardic Jewish woman from Atlanta featured films about the 'consequences of the emigration of the Jews from the fabric of Moroccan society.'
The day on which Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef said it is forbidden for non-Jews to live in the Land of Israel unless they are the servants of Jews was the day on which I decided that I am no longer willing to serve this system.
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef also denies Israeli media reports he had sanctioned killing Palestinian assailants once they have been wounded or taken into custody.
Five years ago, they were too poor to hire a full-time rabbi. But Portugal's law of return for Sephardic Jews has breathed new life into the Jewish Community of Porto.
While 17% say they can understand Arabic and 10% can speak it fluently, only 1.5% can write a letter in the language.