Jews Around the Globe

Jews Around the Globe

Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and Ethiopian Jews

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

Modern Israel

Israel’s Vibrant Jewish Ethnic Mix

Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all its Jews are the same.

Jews Around the Globe

History of Jews in Ireland

The People of the Book on the Emerald Isle.

8 Hanukkah Traditions From Around the World

From bonfires to hanging menorahs to an extra candle, here are some lesser-known Jewish Hanukkah traditions from all over the globe.

The Jews of Kaifeng: China’s Only Native Jewish Community

Tolerance and assimilation led to the near-disappearance of a Chinese Jewish community over 1,000 years old.

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.

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 Sephardic Exodus to the Ottoman Empire

How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.

Synagogues of Ukraine, Past and Present

Photos and illustrations of Ukraine's historic synagogues provide a glimpse into Eastern European Jewish life throughout the last 500 years.

Who Are the Jews of Australia?

The first Jews arrived in Sydney in 1788 and have been joined by successive waves of Jewish immigrants ever since.

The Jewish Community of Jamaica

Legends about Jewish pirates and a distinguished 20th-century political legacy are highlights of this Caribbean Jewish community's history.

Embracing A Jewish Henna Wedding Tradition

This custom is a treasured part of Moroccan Jewish and other Mizrahi marriage celebrations.

Sephardic Judaism Quiz

Sephardic Jews have a rich history, and over time they have developed their own traditions, customs, and laws.

Women in Ethiopian Society

Beta Israel women in Ethiopian villages were inactive in public and were in charge of the domestic sphere.

Jews of Iran: A Modern History

Iranian Jewry under the Islamic Republic of Iran.