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Soupe de la Semaine: Vegetarian (but not Vegan) Avgolemono

One of the very first Greek dishes I can remember tasting (long before I ever visited Greece) was a deli-style version of this soup. This version recreates it fairly well (except for the chicken pieces), presuming my taste memory is accurate. 640 more words


The Other Secret Jews: Turkey's Dönme Elite

Adam Hirsch of the New Republic recently published an article on the Donme. The Donme were Jews who accepted the messianic claims of Sabbatai Zevi and converted to Islam following their master’s lead. 182 more words

Crypto-Jewish History

The White Islands

This is a book for anyone whose parents or grandparents came from somewhere else, especially if they did not move by choice. White Islands/Las Islas Blancas… 162 more words


Knowing More About The Language Of The Sephardic Jews With Ari Afilalo.

Ari Afilalo, a renowned member of the Sephardic Jewish community in New York shares that Ladino in writing uses Hebrew letters and often take the base from Rashi script.

Ari Afilalo

Lebanese woman and Jew: On Sephardic Jews and Middle Eastern Cultures

Lebanese woman and Jew: On Sephardic Jews and Middle Eastern Cultures


by Ella Habiba Shohat,   Irvi Nasawi

When issues of racial and colonial discourse are discussed in the U.S., … 1,578 more words


All you need to know about Ari Afilalo

A teacher, a celebrated author and a music lover- Ari Afilalo in one of the renowned names in the sephardic Jewish community in New York.

Ari Afilalo

Language Practice of Sehardic Community-Ari Afilalo

Ari Afilalo is well versed with the history of languages, used in ancient ages. Language exhibits the culture of every community, it should be preserved carefully by the people of a specific country or community.

Ari Afilalo