Jews Around the Globe

Sephardic Judaism Quiz

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

The Baghdadi Jews of India

Despite its name, this Jewish community is located in south Asia, not Iraq.

Women in Ethiopian Society

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

10 Passover Customs from Around the World

Many Jewish communities have developed unique Passover traditions that make the holiday more lively and relevant.

Mizrahi Jews in Israel

Jews from Arab lands are gaining more and more influence in Israeli society.

Nahum’s Tomb: A Shavuot Like No Other

This site in Iraqi Kurdistan was a major Jewish gathering spot on Shavuot.

Russian Immigrant Women in Israel

Challenges encountered by these women in their new society.

Mexican Jews

In 1887, Mexico announced it would accept 5,000 Russian Jews if they were willing to settle uncultivated land owned by the government.

Types of Jews

The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.

Jews in Germany Today

The land where Hitler once ruled has a burgeoning Jewish community.

Jews of the Middle East

While all Jews have roots in the Middle East, Mizrahi Jews never left it.

Sephardic Jews in Amsterdam

Amsterdam became a haven for Jewish refugees from the Inquisition.