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Boyos – Sephardic Savory Pastries

After the quick and easy recipe post of last week, this week I have for you the very opposite…
The recipe here, from the fabulous traditional Sephardic cuisine, requires some preparation and practice. 828 more words


Citizenship for descendants of Sephardic Jews

Portugal and Spain have both announced that they will grant citizenship to interested descendants of Sephardic Jews, who were persecuted or driven out of those countries during the Inquisition in the 15th century. 61 more words

Economic and Humanitarian Progress in Europe

The news these days can’t seem to get enough of reporting on crises in Europe – it’s gotten to the point where an average 10 year old can probably tell you what ‘Grexit’ means. 519 more words


Europe's Evolving Jewish Diaspora

Despite the much acclaimed resurgence of Jewish life in Europe in recent decades, the Pew Research Center and others have documented a continued decline in Europe’s Jewish population since the Holocaust ended. 292 more words

Diaspora Jews

Ancestry bill will allow Spain's Jewish descendants to gain citizenship

Story by Freda Spencer

MADRID–Louis Fernando San Jose stood among the crisp white pillars and detailed tile in Santa María Blanca synagogue on the outskirts of Toledo, Spain. 1,496 more words


Why are the Sephardic Jews Who Fled Intolerant Spain in the 15th Century Now Considering Returning?

In 1492 the Jews of Spain were given the choice of converting to Christianity or leaving. Many fled to the Ottoman Empire, where they were welcomed by the Sultan Bayezid II. 205 more words


Case VIII: Chapter 2: The Crypto Jews of New Mexico

Chapter 2: The Crypto-Jews of New Mexico

Abe Goldman called Dudley early the following morning.  “I’m at the Jewish Community Center on Wyoming Boulevard and can pick you up to drive to Hector’s.” 1,813 more words

Matthew Dudley