Correspondingly, many Jewish Israelis view themselves as either "religious" or "secular." Many other Israeli citizens, particularly among those of Mizrahi and/or Sephardi
background, carve out what they perceive to be a middle ground between religion and secularity by referring to themselves as "traditional"that is, neither ultra-secular (that is to say, anti-religious in principle), nor ultra-observant of Halakhah.
chief rabbi of Jerusalem said gay people cannot be religious Jews and called homosexuality "a wild lust that needs to be overcome." Rabbi Shlomo Amar made the remarks last week during a sermon.
Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi
, and Italian Communities
& Mizrachi Jews introduce spicy fish stew & couscous
, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960.
"Arab and Sephardi
pastries are too sweet": sugar, power, taste, and the politics of sweets While looking up recipes for qatayef A[degrees]-- which are also called atayef or ataif, I recalled the prior times I had eaten them: most notably, one time in an overheated Syrian pastry shop in Queens.
Soon, the language of the Sephardi
community will be an artifact of the past, which we will be reminded of when seeing its script on tombstones in Turkish-Jewish cemeteries.
The Welfare Party had a rather strong and centralized party organization with its highly motivated networks assigned even at neighborhood level, while Shas benefited from ultra-Orthodox Sephardi
rabbis and yeshiva students to channel mobilization.
With more than 100 albums, in-depth essays and liner notes, oral histories, a 13-episode radio series hosted by Leonard Nimoy, and a vast collection of videos, the collection represents more than 200 composers and spans genres ranging from classical, klezmer and cantorial to Sephardi
, Yiddish theater, jazz and more.
Together they cover the historical background of the Caribbean Sephardi
diaspora, authority and community in the Dutch Caribbean, material and visual culture, Jews and slave society, reassessing the geographical boundaries of Caribbean Jewry, personal narratives, and the formation of contemporary Caribbean Jewry.
SEVILLE, Spain - Descendants of Muslims exiled from Spain in the 17th century have decried the granting of citizenship to descendants of exiled Jews as racist, a spokesman said.Spain's Justice Ministry recently extended citizenship to those who could prove familial relationships to Sephardi
Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492, but withheld a similar grant to descendants of Moriscos, Spanish Muslims who converted to Christianity but were expelled to North Africa in 1609.
Israel has two chief rabbis, one Ashkenazi and one Sephardi
, whose responsibilities include running the rabbinical courts and regulating the food supervision industry.