Sephardic Jews

Hunting Family Ghosts

The moment the cardboard box from New York arrived, I felt a strange mixture of elation and melancholy. The package ...

Adventures in the Cartoon Trade: Israel, US, and Everywhere Else

When I walked down the airplane gangplank for the first time in Ben Gurion airport, I immediately noticed the baggage handlers ...

Tomas Trevino de Sobremonte

On April 11, 1649, Tomas Trevino de Sobremonte was burned at the stake in Mexico City, a victim of the Inquisition. His crime: practicing the rites and ceremonies of the

Mizrahi Film

Four films that illustrate and illuminate the culture of Israel's Mizrahi citizens

Sephardic Film

Films by and about Middle Eastern and North African Jews in Israel

Sephardic Customs During Shiva

A number of Sephardic shiva customs involve individual and communal study.