Jews Around the Globe

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.

The Holocaust in Bulgaria

Although most jews from core areas of this country survived, those in Bulgarian-occupied territories were deported to death camps.

The Holocaust in Greece

More than 60,000 Greek Jews — out of a prewar population estimated at 72,000 — were murdered by the Nazis.

Who Are Mizrahi Jews?

Though often confused with Sephardic Jews, Mizrahi Jews have a separate Middle Eastern heritage.

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.

The History of Ethiopian Jewry

Piecing together legends and stories.

Mimouna: A Post-Passover Celebration

An exuberant Sephardic custom whose origins are the subject of debate

A Refugee from Laos Finds a Home in the Jewish Community

What Holocaust survivors taught this refugee from Laos.

Jewish Beauty Queens and Movie Stars: The Unknown Story of Bollywood

A filmaker’s journey to uncover the story of Jews in Bollywood.

Modern-Day Moses: The Heroes Who Saved Ethiopian Jews

The heroes who endured torture and risked their lives to save Ethiopian Jews.