Why some synagogues use paper-cuts as decorations, how Israelis celebrate with water, and other lesser-known facts about this springtime holiday.
After their expulsion from Spain in 1492, Sephardic Jews mostly settled in Amsterdam, North Africa and the Middle East.
The magic and zest of Ladino---the Judeo-Spanish Dialect--enliven the novels of Rosa Nissan.
Literature in Judeo-Spanish, the language of Sephardic Jews
Because many Jewish writers wrote in German, Russian, French, and other European languages, what we call "European Jewish literature" overlaps with European literature as a whole.
Is the language of Sephardic Jews, undergoing a revival?
Judeo-Spanish -- also known as Ladino -- mixes 16th-century Spanish, Hebrew, Turkish and other languages.
Think Hebrew is the only Jewish language? Think again!
What happens when a people has no land of its own?
The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.