Sephardi


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a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent

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The Sephardi for Freyre is thus foundational to Brazil's economy, science, and culture, and even to its sanguine hybridity.
Sephardi Jews, also known as Sephardic Jews or simply Sephardim, are a Jewish ethnic division whose ethnogenesis and emergence as a distinct community of Jews coalesced in the Iberian Peninsula around the start of the 2nd millennium (i.
Many were not only francophone, but deeply imbued with French culture, and they were part of a much larger wave of Sephardi migration from the former French colonies in North Africa that totally transformed the face of French Jewry which had been largely Ashkenazi, but was numerically depleted and spiritually exhausted after the Holocaust.
Around 100,000 Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested in occupied Jerusalem on Thursday against the high court's decision to jail the parents - all of European origin, or Ashkenazis - for refusing to send their daughters to a school with Jewish girls whose families originate from Arab countries, known as Sephardis.
The first deals with early Sephardi and Oriental responses to the Western Enlightenment, which Stillman deems "in general more successful" than Ashkenazi ones because they did not compel their followers to choose between "traditional religion and progress" (pp.
They spoke openly of the dangers presented by Sephardi ignorance of democracy and the rule of law.
The Center, located at 15 West 16 Street, between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas, is home to five distinguished institutions of Jewish history, culture and art: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Israel's Sephardi chief rabbi has ruled that it is permitted to smoke cigarettes that are not certified as kosher for Passover during the holiday.
Nessim, who served as president of the Central Sephardic Jewish Community of America and as chairman of the World Sephardi Federation and David de Sola Pool, the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel, the oldest (Sephardic) synagogue in the United States.
Some Sephardi Jews mimic the lashings received by Jewish slaves by swatting their Seder table-mates with which edible plant?
of Jerusalem, Israel) sets the stage by describing Shanghai before the Sino-Japanese war of 1937, and the communities of Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews and of Russian and Japanese residents.
Focusing on three of the most prominent Sephardic merchants in Amsterdam, and a random sampling of other Sephardi merchants, the book reveals a multiethnic and multi-religious trade network of non-Jewish merchants.
Summary: New York - The American Sephardi Federation (ASF) paid a warm tribute to HM King Mohammed VI for his action in favor of peace and interreligious dialogue and commended the excellent US-Moroccan relations.
They insist they are not racist, but want to keep the classrooms segregated, as they have been for years, arguing that the families of the Sephardi girls are not religious enough.
The first volume contains perhaps one hundred separate short articles by leading scholars on "Themes and Phenomena of the Jewish Diaspora," covering such topics as antisemitism, Jewish languages, Sephardi and Ashkenazi culture, and population movements.