Posts Tagged ‘ sephardic ’

The Lost Jewish Tribe of China

January 8, 2014
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Kaifeng Jews

On the southern bank of the Yellow River lies Kaifeng, the former capital of the Northern Song Dynasty and an important pit stop along the Silk Road. From the 10th to 12th centuries, innumerable merchants trod its city streets, among them a small cohort of Sephardic Jews who settled down and set up shop. For…

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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

December 16, 2013
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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

Today we stumbled upon a hard-to-miss snapshot of “Snowvadia Yosef,” a well-crafted homage to Ovadia…

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Our Four Genetic Moms

August 29, 2013
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dna

On Friday nights Jews traditionally bless their daughters to emulate Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah. But the women these girls actually…

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The Israeli-American Music Mogul

August 27, 2013
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diwon2

Remember the Israeli keffiyeh controversy? Semitic Swag, the LA…

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Sephardic Music Festival, Vol. 2

December 25, 2012
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sephardic-music

The second Sephardic Music Festival album just dropped, and the…

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Songs of Wonder

January 4, 2012
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pharoah

On the new album Songs of Wonder, singer/oud player…

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Jews Aren’t Just White

October 11, 2011
By
unity

Is the Jewish population growing or shrinking? It could be…

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A Kaiser Roll in the Bodega

July 26, 2011
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vanessahidary

Vanessa Hidary calls herself the “Hebrew Mamita.” She…

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The New Sound of Sephardim

November 30, 2010
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the new sound of sephardim

For the past five years, the Sephardic Music Festival has…

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A 400-Year-Old Swimming Pool

September 27, 2010
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A 400 year old swimming pool

When most people talk about getting wet in…

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