My Family Were Hidden Jews for Over 500 Years. Not Anymore.

Orge Castellano, Hey Alma, 11/09/2020

My family lived in fear as Crypto-Jews, but I'm proudly breaking the family tradition.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring The Connection Between Latin Americans And Judaism

Steve Overmyer, CBSN New York, 09/24/2020

Latin America is home to the 3rd largest Jewish community in the world.

The Tunisian official helping to rescue Jewish homes

Aldon Chivers, The JC, 04/13/2020

Moché Uzan speaks to the JC about wading through paperwork and bureaucracy to reclaim properties that once belonged the country's Jews.

Jews Are An Indigenous People. Let’s Decolonize Our Identity.

Karen Leherman Bloch, Jewish Journal, 03/24/2020

Friedman believes the growing gap between Israel and the mostly Ashkenazi Diaspora stems from a lack of acceptance that Israel is Middle Eastern.

Why Ladino will rise again

Aviya Kushner, The Forward, 01/14/2020

Ladino is one of the most important diasporic languages in Jewish history.

Istanbul Jews fight to save their ancestral tongue

Gokan Gunes, AFP, 01/02/2020

If there's one thing Dora Beraha regrets in her twilight years, it is not passing on the 500-year-old language of Istanbul's Jews, Ladino, now on the point of extinction.

From Spain To Latin America, How A Mass Migration Created A Thriving Latino/Jewish Community

Danielli, MItu, 12/26/2019

In a world without anti-Semitism, would Latinos be more widely known as Jewish because their ancestors weren’t forcibly converted?

Sephardic Leek Patties for Hanukkah

Susan Barocas, The Nosher, 12/24/2019

A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.

At Art Basel in Miami, a Tale of Jewish Immigration and Redemption

Danielle Ziri, Haaretz, 12/12/2019

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!'


Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers: Unique Recipes and Stories from the Times of the Crypto-Jews during the Spanish Inquisition

Genie Milgrom, , 01/01/1970

Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers is a collection of recipes and stories from the times of the Crypto-Jews who were hiding and pretending to be Catholic during the Spanish Inquisition while practicing their Judaism underground through the present. The grandmothers of the family devised clever ways to disguise the fact that they were still keeping kosher while appearing to be eating pork.


Farewell Espana: The World Of The Sephardim Remembered

Howard M. Sachar, , 01/01/1970

They number barely a million today, less than one-tenth of the world Jewish population. But long ago, on Iberian soil, they were the magisters of their people, and the leaven of Mediterranean civilization altogether.