Ethan Marcus is currently a Fulbright Research Scholar in Athens, Greece working to document the unique liturgical traditions and customs of the Romaniote Jews of Greece. He grew up in the Greek and Turkish Jewish community of New York and wants to spread the word about the incredibly rich customs, foods, language, and culture of Greek and Sephardic Jewry in America. He is a recent graduate from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Despite facing racism themselves, Sephardic Jews were, and still are, not immune from perpetuating systems of racial oppression.
These actors, designers, musicians, business leaders, and even a former member of Congress have all played a role in the American Jewish narrative.
Reflecting on the liberation of Auschwitz, a young Greek Jew takes up the torch of memory.
Celebrating Hanukkah with unique Greek Jewish customs.
A family tradition turns into an annual Jewish Greek Festival for an entire city.