Sephardic Jews

Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and Ethiopian Jews

The Jewish world is more ethnically and racially diverse than many people realize.

North African Cuisine

The Jews of North Africa ate spicy, aromatic foods, usually with couscous.

A Sephardic Passover Meat Pie

For one Greek Jewish family, this casserole has been a seder staple for years.

Sephardic Jews in Amsterdam

Amsterdam became a haven for Jewish refugees from the Inquisition.

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.

Jewish Sephardi Wedding Recipes and Traditions

A recipe for masapan (marzipan) and details on Sephardi wedding customs.

Salonican Shavuot Traditions

Sephardic memory and tradition at Shavuot.

The Sephardic Diaspora After 1492

Or, the story of how the so-called marranos returned to Judaism.

Mimouna: A Post-Passover Celebration

An exuberant Sephardic custom whose origins are the subject of debate

A Family Ritual for Blessing the New Year

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

VIDEO: How to Make Sephardi Haroset

Think apples and cinnamon is the only way to go? A whole other world of harosets is out there.