As Ethiopian Jews celebrate Sigd, we’re still fighting for inclusion in Israel

Shlomit Bukaya, JTA, 11/27/2019

This year, American Thanksgiving and the Ethiopian-Israeli Sigd Festival fall just one day apart.

A Brazilian soccer team wore Stars of David on their jerseys as a tribute to Kristallnacht

Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 11/07/2019

Players for one of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams wore Stars of David on their jerseys on Wednesday to remember Kristallnacht, or the 1938 Nazi pogrom that most mark as the beginning of the Holocaust.

The Lost Tribes of Spanish Jews

Cara Tabachnick, Tablet Magazine, 11/07/2019

Torn between leaving or staying in chaos, Venezuelan Jews turn toward Spain

From Cuba to Chile, a Journey through Jewish Latin America

Alan Grabinsky, Americas Quarterly, 10/31/2019

A review of Ilan Stavans' new book exploring Latin America's diverse Jewish community.

Afghanistan’s Last Jew Gets Ready for the Taliban—Again

Emran Feroz, Foreign Policy, 10/29/2019

Zabulon Simentov has seen it all, and now, like all Afghans, he must embrace a future filled with uncertainty and violence.

Belgium’s first female prime minister is Jewish

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/28/2019

Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes at her office in Brussels on Oct. 27, 2019. (Vincent Duterne/Getty Images)

9 Things to Know About Ladino

Sarah Aroeste, My Jewish Learning, 10/25/2019

This Sephardic language, also known as Judeo-Spanish, has a rich history and is more accessible than you think.

A new book takes readers on a journey through Jewish Latin America

Alan Grabinsky, JTA, 10/24/2019

In his latest book, “The Seventh Heaven,” published earlier this month, the Mexico-born Stavans shares a travelogue of a trip through Jewish Latin America, a topic on which he has emerged as a leading expert in recent decades.

Sudan's lost Jewish community - in pictures

Daisy Abboudi, BBC, 10/21/2019

A recent call by a minister in Sudan's new government for Jewish people to return to the country and reclaim citizenship has shone a light on a small but once thriving community.