Sephardic Jew

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Noun1.Sephardic Jew - a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
Jew, Hebrew, Israelite - a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
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For example, as Casteel demonstrates, the writers Maryse Conde, David Dabydeen, and Walcott feature some variant on the male Sephardic Jew who purchases a Black slave and rescues him or her from a Christian master.
The words of "The New Colossus" are emblazoned on a plaque at the Statue of Liberty in New York City, written by poet Emma Lazarus - a Sephardic Jew.
Continue reading on Mashallah News An ancient melancholy Over 3,500 kilometres from the Iberian Peninsula -- not to mention a temporal separation of half a millennium -- Jak Esim, a Sephardic Jew, houses in his Istanbul home what he believes is the most comprehensive archive of Judeo-Spanish folk music in the world.
In Muslim Bidar, a former Turkish slave from Christian Georgia, could converse in Arabic with a Sephardic Jew from Portugal.
In the courtyard stood an astonished property owner, somewhat concerned at the prospect of this Sephardic Jew coming to reclaim his ancestral home.
Yosef Karo (a Sephardic Jew), according to Yemeni interpretation.
Samuel Djerassi, a Bulgarian Sephardic Jew. Samuel Djerassi was a physician who specialized in treating syphilis with the existing arsenical drugs.
For example a Sephardic Jew by the name of Luis de Santangelo, advanced a sum of 17,000 ducats (about $5,000) to finance one such voyage in 1492.
I think It's sanctifying God's gifted charm Of wine, women, and song to a Sephardic Jew.
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 in Amsterdam.