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Do Sephardic Jews Have Their Own Language Like Yiddish?

Dear Jew in the City, Do Sephardic Jews have their own language like Yiddish? Sincerely, Sara They sure do. It’s commonly called Ladino. (It’s also known by a few other names, but we’ll come to that.) Ladino started among Jews who lived in the Iberian Peninsula in the 15th century. Originally a dialect of Old […]

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Are Jews Only A Religion Or Also A Race?

In the wake of Whoopi Goldberg’s claim that the Holocaust was not about race, because Jews are only a religion and white, the conversation of the status of the Jewish people, and what boxes we fit into, has once again been opened. Dr. Paul Root Wolpe, the director of the Center of Ethics at Emory […]

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