Ladino is one of the most important diasporic languages in Jewish history.
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.
In a world without anti-Semitism, would Latinos be more widely known as Jewish because their ancestors weren’t forcibly converted?
A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.
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!'
Finally, just in time for Hanukkah, a bona fide Disney Jewish princess has arrived.
Drawing inspiration from Jewish Latinos, some cooks and bakers are making the sweet fritters for the holiday, instead of the traditional jelly doughnuts.
Every Friday, the aroma of simmering onions, cumin, turmeric, peppers, and garlic waft up from Jewish stovetops throughout the world.
Internationally renowned essayist and cultural commentator Ilan Stavans spent five years traveling from across a dozen countries in Latin America, in search of what defines the Jewish communities in the region, whose roots date back to Christopher Columbus’s arrival. In the tradition of V.S. Naipaul’s explorations of India, the Caribbean, and the Arab World, he came back with an extraordinarily vivid travelogue.
Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers: Unique Recipes and Stories from the Times of the Crypto-Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
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.
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.