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

Was Columbus Jewish?

Howard Sachar, My Jewish Learning, 10/14/2019

There has been much speculation about the famous and controversial explorer's origins.

Why are Sephardic seders different from Ashkenazic Seders?

Ryan Torok, Jewish Journal, 04/17/2019

Despite the differences between Sephardic and Ashkenazic seders, they nevertheless follow the same universal framework.

Sephardic Genes Widespread In Latin Americans Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Cnaan Liphshiz, The Forward, 12/27/2018

Sephardic genetics are widespread and common across Latin America

In northern Brazil, Sephardic converts are giving dwindling Jewish communities a new lease on life

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/26/2018

An insider look into the diverse Jewish communities of Recife, Brazil.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Sephardic Claim Unleashes Fierce Debate About Jewish Identity

Ari Feldman, The Forward, 12/12/2018

The debate about Sephardic genetics breaks out after political commentary.

Finding the Flavors of Morocco in Venezuela

Jasmina Kelemen, Tablet, 04/09/2018

Once a month in Caracas, Estrella Benmaman turns her home into a restaurant, putting a new spin on her Fez-born grandmother’s recipes

The Many Facets of the Sephardic Spirit

Kelly Hartog, Jewish Journal, 03/07/2018

A deeper look into Sephardic traditions, spirits, and culture.

Museum dedicated to Spain’s Sephardic Jews to open in Malaga

JTA, JTA, 03/14/2017

Malaga’s growing reputation as an arts and culture hub is about to be boosted with the opening of a center dedicated to the philosophical legacy of Spain’s Sephardic Jews.