The Jews of San Miguel de Allende

Roslyn Bernstein, Tablet, 04/21/2019

The service was electrifying, conducted in Hebrew, with some readings in English and Spanish, and enthusiastic communal singing.

The Ethiopian Exodus

Alan Rosenbaum, The Jerusalem Post, 04/18/2019

Geula Hadray’s story is reminiscent of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt. 

Tunisian Piano, Medals and Magic Spells: Treasures Recount Glory of Jews From Arab Countries

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 04/13/2019

Artifacts now on display at a Tel Aviv museum tell the story of flourishing communities in Arab countries and Iran, who sought refuge in Israel in its early years.

Pre-Passover Twitter Chat with Rabbi Gershom Sizomu

Team Be'chol Lashon, Be'chol Lashon, 04/12/2019

Missed the chat? You can read the entire thread below.

In Brazil, a rabbi opens the world’s first summer camp for descendants of forcibly converted Jews

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/28/2019

At the world’s only summer camp for descendants of forcibly converted Jews, Oseias Teixeira had numerous first-time experiences.

On this Spanish island, Purim used to be the biggest holiday for persecuted Jews

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/12/2019

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain — On this island south of Barcelona, Jews celebrate Purim these days pretty much as they do most anywhere else in Europe — finally.

Soomekh explores Persian Jewish past, present and future

Janelle Clausen, The Island Now, 03/06/2019

When the Persian Jews fled to the United States 40 years ago amidst the Iranian Revolution, it was often with a suitcase and a question of when they would return home.

52 Iraqi Jews Were Killed By The Secret Police. 50 Years Later, Their Descendants Come Forward.

Ari Feldman, The Forward, 02/06/2019

Felix Shamash, was just a teenager when his father, Shoul, was taken from their home in October 1972.

Pursuing My Family's Ghosts in Morocco

Irin Carmon, Tablet, 01/21/2019

What I learned about memory and inheritance and fallibility, in the land of my forebears.