By Kateřina Králová, Ph.D. In late autumn of 2015, one of the research fellows at the United States Holocaust Memorial […]

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The Bootblacks of Wall Street

January 14, 2020 sephardiclosangeles_frh7wp

  by Caroline Luce, Ph.D. Since the establishment of the New York Stock Exchange in 1792, Manhattan’s Wall Street has […]

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  by Mohsen Mohammadi, Ph.D. On Monday, September 17, 1984, Iranians from across Los Angeles gathered at the historic Wilshire […]

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by Rachel Smith At backyard parties, beach picnics, and trips to Catalina Island, Sephardic Jews in Los Angeles gathered outside […]

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Breaking Ground in the 1930s

January 11, 2020 Caroline Luce

by Max Modiano Daniel During the first few decades of the twentieth century, Los Angeles and its Southern California environs […]

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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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Cooking the Sephardic Way

January 8, 2020 Caroline Luce

by Max Modiano Daniel “What actually makes a recipe or dish Sephardic? Is it a style of cooking? Does it […]

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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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