Reading Ladino in Los Angeles

January 10, 2020 Caroline Luce

by Bryan Kirschen, Ph.D. The early 1930s were a time of considerable development for the Rhodesli (Rhodian) faction of Sephardim […]

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Emily Sene’s Sephardic Mixtape

January 7, 2020 Caroline Luce

By Simone Salmon Between the 1940s and 1970s, Sephardic Jews would gather to play and hear Ladino tunes played live by […]

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Mid-Wilshire Sephardic, Midcentury Modern

January 6, 2020 Caroline Luce

  by Richard L. Stein, Ph.D. The story of Temple Tifereth Israel is partly architectural. That means, to begin with, […]

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Global Routes/Sephardic Roots

January 4, 2020 Caroline Luce

by Rachel Smith As the great ethnic revival of the 1960s and 1970s swept across the nation, Americans around the […]

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Iranian Jewish Los Angeles

January 3, 2020 Caroline Luce

by Lior Sternfeld, Ph.D. featuring photos by Iranian/French photographer Abbas “They settled in L.A. because so much of it reminds […]

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Sarajevo to the City of Angels

April 24, 2019 Caroline Luce

by Rachel Smith ​ This digital project traces the lives of Al and Rose Finci, who first met as children […]

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