Ladino

Ladino

How to Learn Ladino

Where to find classes, lessons and more resources for mastering this Sephardic language also known as Judeo-Spanish.

Sephardic Jews

The Sephardic Exodus to the Ottoman Empire

How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.

Ladino

9 Things to Know About Ladino

This Sephardic language, also known as Judeo-Spanish, has a rich history and is more accessible than you think.

The 11 Best Ladino Expressions and Phrases To Know

Learn some choice phrases, including the most epic sneeze response ever, in this Sephardic language also known as Judeo-Spanish.

The Sephardic Experience During the Holocaust

The Nazis wiped out several major Sephardic population centers and led to the almost complete demise of Ladino culture.

Literature 101

The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.

Ladino Literature

Literature in Judeo-Spanish, the language of Sephardic Jews

Jewish Languages: From Aramaic to Yiddish

Think Hebrew is the only Jewish language? Think again!

Jewish Languages 101

What happens when a people has no land of its own?

Who Are Sephardic Jews?

After their expulsion from Spain in 1492, Sephardic Jews mostly settled in Amsterdam, North Africa and the Middle East.

What is Ladino?

Judeo-Spanish -- also known as Ladino -- mixes 16th-century Spanish, Hebrew, Turkish and other languages.

Salonican Shavuot Traditions

Sephardic memory and tradition at Shavuot.

A Family Ritual for Blessing the New Year

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah ceremony combines elements of Tashlich and a healing ritual.

A New Rosh Hashanah Song and Album for a New Year

Talking about an “Anyada Buena” with Ladino singer and activist Sarah Aroeste