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  • A journey into Sephardi Jewry

    A journey into Sephardi Jewry

    The story of Sephardi History is one of long lost hope and acute despair. Or at least, it was. Only about 300.000 still speak Ladino, or Spanish (in Hebrew or latin script) as it was spoken around the 1492 expulsion of the Jews in Spain. Their culture is celebrated, but not really lived anymore. It…