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  • n  a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
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  • Unique new Skokie synagogue prepares to open
    When the new Kehilat Chovevei Tzion synagogue is soon completed near Church Street and Crawford Avenue, it will represent a first in the Chicago area. The synagogue will take on the rare and ambitious responsibility of hosting Jewish services in the tradition of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews. Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jews represent two distinct subcultures of Judaism. Jews share the same ...
    June 20, 2013 - Skokie Review

  • Harry Ostrer in Jewish Chronicle
    The true facts should be stated, once and for all: only one Sephardi justice presides in the Supreme Court among 14 Ashkenazi justices: 12 prime ministers led Israel since the state's founding, not one of them Sephardi: of the 19 IDF chiefs of... Eli Yishai Jerusalem Post Jun 24, 2010 88271 117740 sephardi There is so much diversity among Jewish groups," Dr Ostrer said. "So this distinction between Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews is fairly simplistic."
  • Miguel Angel Moratinos in Jerusalem Post
    Moratinos describes Casa Sefarad-Israel as "the culmination of an ancient longing of the Sephardi community, presently dispersed and mainly present in Israel, Turkey, Salonika and Morocco."

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