Tag archive for ‘Sephardi Jews’
JNS On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Spain grants citizenship to 4,302 Sephardic Jews under new law

4, 302 Sephardic Jews has officially granted citizenship by Spain’s government as part of a new law granting citizenship to the descendants of Jews who were exiled during the Spanish Inquisition. According More...

Variety On Monday, July 13th, 2015

‘Darkroom’ Wins Jerusalem’s Sam Spiegel Intl. Film Lab Top Prize

– – The Jerusalem film festival’s Sam Spiegel Intl. Film Lab jury, which this year is chaired by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg’s Kirsten Niehuus, has handed out its two prizes to a pair More...

Jewlicious On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

ROI Community 2015 – Who are you?

By David Abitbol, editor Jewlicious, where this story first appeared. – – The 2015 ROI Community Summit just ended today. ROI is an international community of young Jewish innovators and leaders. More...

Alan Gallindoss On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Spain set to approve citizenship plan for Sephardic Jews

  The Spanish government today approved a law granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews, whose ancestors were expelled 500 years ago due to an “historical mistake”. This term is of course something More...

JNS On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Will Sephardic Jews join Ashkenazi embrace of pre-marriage genetic testing?

  By Maayan Jaffe “There is no person in the world without issues, ” says Rabbi Yosef Ekstein, the founder of the organization Dor Yeshorim (“Upright Generation” in Hebrew), a confidential genetic More...

Noam Meir On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Safra Family Selling Three Upper East Side Mansions for $120 Million

– – The billionaire Brazilian banking family the Safras are selling three side by side mansions located from 12-16 East 62nd Street in Manhattan for a whopping $120 million. The homes, being sold More...

Ynet News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Spain Sephardic citizenship plan Not so Simple with heavy restrictions

– – While Portugal requires that Sephardic Jews only prove their local ancestry, Spain adds requirements of culture tests and modern day links to the country. So what is the problem with Spain? [READ More...

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Bombshell Video of Rav Ovadia Trashing Deri Spells Doom for Ultra Orthodox Party [video]

Originally published by The Jewish Press A leaked video showing the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef castigating Aryeh Deri, now the leader of the Shas party, has set off an earthquake in the Sephardi religious community, More...

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