Posts Tagged ‘ sephardic ’

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

January 21, 2016
By
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 businessman Moses E. Levy saw an opportunity for land, he took it. Levy, who was born in 1782 and made his money exporting lumber, bought 53,000 acres in North-Central Florida with the help of the…

Read more »

The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

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

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

Read more »

The Surprising Jewish History of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

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

Jews from Denmark first arrived on the white beaches of what is now St. Thomas,…

Read more »

A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
By
A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

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

Read more »

The First Jew Scalped for America

January 8, 2015
By
The First Jew Scalped for America

Francis Salvador was a man of firsts. Salvador…

Read more »

The Lost Jewish Tribe of China

January 8, 2014
By
Kaifeng Jews

On the southern bank of the Yellow River…

Read more »

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

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

Today we stumbled upon a hard-to-miss snapshot of…

Read more »

Our Four Genetic Moms

August 29, 2013
By
dna

On Friday nights Jews traditionally bless their daughters to emulate Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel,…

Read more »

The Israeli-American Music Mogul

August 27, 2013
By
diwon2

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

Read more »

Sephardic Music Festival, Vol. 2

December 25, 2012
By
sephardic-music

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

Read more »

Songs of Wonder

January 4, 2012
By
pharoah

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

Read more »

Jews Aren’t Just White

October 11, 2011
By
unity

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

Read more »