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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.
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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.
In light of new law, which grants citizenship to Jews who were expelled during the Spanish Inquisition, King Felipe VI welcomes new citizens back 'home.'
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef takes sides in radio war between station identified with Shas leader Aryeh Dery, and its rival station, associated with Dery's predecessor Eli Yishai.
The approval comes a day after Spain adopted a new law that allows applicants to keep their existing citizenship.
Officials begin reviewing 4,500 citizenship applications of individuals who identified themselves as descendants of Sephardic Jews, the country’s Jewish communities said.
According to Prof. Momi Dahan, Jews of Middle Eastern descent are closing the economic gap on their Ashkenazi peers. The next challenge, he says, will be for the Arabs, ultra-Orthodox and Ethiopian Israelis to do likewise.
Back in the 1960s, German-born filmmaker Helga Keller and American jazz musician Mel Keller adopted the five-year-old Liora, and hid her Moroccan roots. Helga captured the intimate ups and downs of the adoption in a memoir that was never completed.
Some 200,000 may be eligible to apply for a Spanish passport when three-year window opens on October 1, but cost and time involved may deter many.
Spanish lawmakers are finally preparing this month to approve a law that potentially allows hundreds of thousands, and possibly millions, of Sephardic Jews around the world a shot at citizenship.