Their lives have been intertwined, and overlap very frequently as relatives, friends, congregants, and Sephardic Jews
consciously active in continuing tradition and perpetuating the memory of their lost Jewish community in Rhodes.
Hundreds of Sephardic Jews
celebrated their multicultural heritages Sunday at the second annual Sephardic Arts Festival at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Many think of Jews as people hailing from countries such as Germany and Romania, not Sephardic Jews
like Lazarus whose ancestors come from countries such as Spain and Portugal in southwest Europe.
Even in Christian-ruled areas such as Castile and Portugal, Sephardic Jews
were speakers of Ladino -- a vernacular mixture of Spanish, Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic.
He was a Sephardic Jew
who spoke modern Spanish as well as Ladino.
To her Ashkenazi peers, meanwhile, as a non-Arab Egyptian and Sephardic Jew
unaware of gefilte fish, Yiddish, or "kosher," she is neither a real Egyptian nor a real Jew.
However, she discovered an ecstatic quality to Spinoza's thought that she attributed to the historical circumstances of being a Sephardic Jew
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Another exceptional piece (Hadida) is dedicated to the first Moroccan Sephardic Jew
who carne to Cuba, while the selection titled Para Peru pays tribute to that country's humane gesture in allowing Cubans into their embassy in Havana back in 1980.
It is essential, argues Klein, that we see him as a Sephardic Jew
whose identity as such contributed a great deal to his art, as did the particular conditions of his upbringing.
Table: 7 Occupational Mobility of Sephardic Jew
in Cuba Occupation Up to 1933 1934-45 1945-59 Worker 4 6 6 Clerk 2 2 2 Teacher, Rabbi 3 5 4 Peddler 60 42 36 Wholesale merchant 7 11 14 Retail merchant 12 21 23 Industrialist 3 4 5 Professional, student 1 8 14 Other 1 3 4 Total 93 102 108 Source: Survey conducted by author among Cuban Sephardim in Miami.
A 1957 exchange between Sam Lasry--a Sephardic Jew
who was, at the time, working with Leon Ligier on starting up the California chapter--and Marcel Franco well illustrates this problem of self-presentation vis-a-vis the issue of Sephardic identity.
In their early lives it would have seemed unlikely that the paths of Primo Levi, an assimilated Sephardic Jew
from Italy, and Elie Wiesel, an orthodox Hasid from Eastern Europe, might ever cross.
Carl Djerassi was born in Vienna where his father, Samuel, a Sephardic Jew
originally from Bulgaria, was a doctor who specialized in VD.
Made over five years, docu tracks the personal and public travails of Nawi, a fiftysomething Sephardic Jew
whose parents originally came from Iraq.