Study Jewish History
How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.
Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all Jews are the same.
Sephardic Jews have a rich history, and over time they have developed their own traditions, customs, and laws.
This custom is a treasured part of Moroccan Jewish and other Mizrahi marriage celebrations.
Jews Around the Globe
The Jewish world is more ethnically and racially diverse than many people realize.
Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.
This site in Iraqi Kurdistan was a major Jewish gathering spot on Shavuot.
Women in the Beta Israel in Ethiopian society are mainly domestic and have strict purity laws.
Challenges encountered by these women in their new society.
The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.
While all Jews have roots in the Middle East, Mizrahi Jews never left it.
Though often confused with Sephardic Jews, Mizrahi Jews have a separate Middle Eastern heritage.
The People of the Book on the Emerald Isle.
Sephardic memory and tradition at Shavuot.
Piecing together legends and stories.