Posts Tagged ‘ sephardic ’

Make a Sephardic Seder, Whip Your Friends With Scallions

April 21, 2016
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Make a Sephardic Seder, Whip Your Friends With Scallions

After sitting for hours—and hours and hours—around the seder table with your family, you may feel like hitting someone (looking at you, drunk Uncle Ivan). If your family is Sephardic and has some large onions on hand, you may just be in luck. There is a tradition among Sephardic Jews…

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Micanopy, Florida: The Moroccan Jewish Utopia That Might Have Been

January 21, 2016
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Micanopy, Florida: The Moroccan Jewish Utopia That Might Have Been

19th century America was a bit of a free-for-all, so when the wealthy Moroccan Sephardic…

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The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

August 10, 2015
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The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

Despite the proliferation of hard-boiled egg methods, the essentials are all pretty much the same:…

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The Surprising Jewish History of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

August 3, 2015
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The Surprising Jewish History of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Jews from Denmark first arrived on the white…

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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

Can’t sleep? Instead of shuffling to the freezer…

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The First Jew Scalped for America

January 8, 2015
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The First Jew Scalped for America

Francis Salvador was a man of firsts. Salvador…

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The Lost Jewish Tribe of China

January 8, 2014
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Kaifeng Jews

On the southern bank of the Yellow River…

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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…

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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,…

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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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