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March 27, 2018 11:36 am

Pesach Signifies the Joining of the Jewish People — Ashkenazi and Sephardic - Passover has been described as the “Independence Day of the Jewish People” -- the day of our national liberation. Indeed, it is possible to describe the...

January 31, 2018 1:08 pm

Give Sephardi Voices a Seat at the Global Jewish Table - It is rare that a week passes without a new initiative in the Jewish world to promote pluralism and diversity. And I believe it...

January 24, 2018 2:07 pm

The Sephardi Perspective - While deciding on the title for this blog, I was keenly aware of the use of terminology and its sometimes confusing and divisive role. How...


Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope) - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...


Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...