From Monsey to Istanbul

Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 07/29/2015

Whenever I visit somewhere new, whether in my country of origin or somewhere foreign, I typically stand on the periphery at first to “take it all in.” As Friday night services ended at a new place recently, I watched the locals exchange the global sabbatical salutation of Shabbat Shalom (Good Shabbos).

The Sultan’s Curse

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/26/2013

Seattle Sephardic hazzan visits Carleton College

Dr. Maureen Jackson, Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, 04/22/2013

The Athenaeum, a hall on the main floor of Gould Library, filled to capacity, as students, faculty, and community members wandered in to hear Isaac Azose speak and sing.

Turkish Rosh Hashanah Delights

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Forward, 09/26/2011

According Gilda Angel, the author of the “Sephardic Holiday Cooking,” Turkish Jewish cuisine, which relies on bright flavors of vegetables, side lining the heavy spices that dress up other Middle Eastern Jewish culinary traditions, is the perfect way to give the New Year a bright bold fresh start.

A Sephardic Passover Meat Pie

Marcia Weingarten, Jewish&, 04/12/2016

At Passover, one of the staples of our Seder meal is a Megina, sometimes referred to as “mina”, or a “meat quajado.” Quajado (pronounced kwah-shah-doh) is a Sephardic dish that traces back to Spain which is usually made with vegetables and eggs and often cheese.

Turkey: Great Synagogue welcomes faithful after 50 years

Webmast, Anadolu Agency, 03/26/2015

Turkish Memories, Jewish Food

Joan Nathan, Tablet Magazine, 03/28/2012

Food of Istanbul for Tu B'Shevat

Gloria Korbin, Joy of Kosher, 02/06/2012

The smells and tastes of the fresh spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits in the Turkish market linger in my nose, on my tongue and in my mind.

A Scapegoat For All Seasons: The Donmes or Crypto - Jews of Turkey

Rifat Bali, The Isis Press, Istanbul, 06/01/2010

The Turkish Paradox

Yoni Teitz, The Jewish Week, 07/01/2007

Turkish Jews Watch Minorities Bill

Yigal Schleifer, JTA, 12/03/2006

Oral History Project Illuminates Turkey's Forgotten Jewish Past

Yigal Schleifer, JTA Email Edition, 02/06/2005