CA group looks to preserve legacy of Mideast Jewish communities

Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa launches joint effort to preserve histories, traditions of Mideast Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 9:52 PM

Spain, Portugal naturalize nearly 5,000 Sephardic Jews

Nearly 5,000 people have become citizens of Spain or Portugal thanks to laws on the naturalization of descendants of Sephardic Jews.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:27 AM

Shas MK declares war on anti-Sephardic discrimination

MK Margi calls to set up investigations into schools that refuse to admit Sephardic girls and fire recalcitrant principals.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 2:53 PM

Conference celebrates Biton Report

Bennet: "It's not a favor to Mizrachim, it's a favor to all the nation of Israel."Joseph Timan, 7/28/2016, 10:53 PM

Israel secretly working to redeem Jewish property in Arab world

Israel on verge of recovering millions in lost Jewish property in Arab countries, Iran.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2016, 12:50 PM

Netanyahu reveals: 'I'm Sephardic'

PM exposes how a DNA test of his brother recently found his Lithuanian family has its roots in Spanish Jewry.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 10:39 AM

Spanish king honors Sephardic Jews expelled five centuries ago

'How we have missed you,' Spain's King Felipe VI tells Sephardic Jewish representatives at historic royal palace meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 3:59 PM

Spain Expedites Citizenship for 4,300 Sephardic Jews

Madrid finally makes 'legal hell' of Spanish citizenship easier for thousands of Sephardic Jews after pending paperwork stalled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 4:32 PM

Spain Approves Law Granting Citizenship to Expulsion Descendants

Spain's government approves draft law easing citizenship for descendants of Jews expelled in 1492. Law yet to be approved by parliament.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/6/2014, 11:21 PM

Sephardic Community Leader, Spanish King Meet Over Citizenship

Sephardic Community Council to be the liaison between Jews in Israel and Spanish government, leader tells Arutz Sheva.Benny Toker, 3/26/2014, 12:14 PM

'No Massive Applications' for Spanish Citizenship

Despite thousands of inquiries by Sephardic Jews, Spain's offer of citizenship seems to have mostly symbolic value.AFP and Arutz Sheva staff , 3/4/2014, 7:57 AM

Knesset Approves Annual Day of Commemoration for Jewish Refugees

Knesset approval for annual day commemorating Jewish flight to Israel. ‘This has been overlooked for 60 years.’Maayana Miskin, 2/4/2014, 5:37 PM

'It's an Historical and Emotional Day'

Yehuda Azoulay and Raymond Saka speak to Arutz Sheva about the special event in which Congress celebrated Sephardic Jewry in America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2013, 1:17 AM

Congressional Tribute to Sephardic Jews

Video: Congress celebrates the contributions of Sephardic Jews in America over 360 years.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/23/2013, 10:40 PM

Exclusive: World’s Only Ladino Monthly Flourishes in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Sephardic Center has just produced the 100th issue of the world’s only Ladino monthly newspaper in the city's ancient heart.Hana Julian, 6/9/2013, 4:08 PM

Bennett: Put Sephardi Heritage on Israel’s Bills

Bennett wants Israeli currency to showcase Sephardi heritage, too. Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 11:59 AM

Polls: Israelis Prefer 'Known Quantity' in Neighbors

A poll released Sunday showed that Israelis prefer, in general, to live among those like them.David Lev, 11/11/2012, 6:45 PM

Call to Document Jewish Refugees’ Claims in Arab World

The stories of Jewish refugees from Arab countries must be recorded, and their claims noted, before it is too late, MKs warn.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 9:22 PM

Sephardic Hazzanut Website Promotes Traditional Jewish Music

There are no rock guitars or hip-hop beats, just simple acapella songs perfomed with traditional pronunciation by Faraj Samra.Ben Bresky, 11/13/2011, 2:38 AM

Oud Festival To Feature Sephardic Music

The Jerusalem International Oud Festival will take place November 10th to November 19th at the Confederation House.Ben Bresky, 10/27/2011, 4:16 AM

The New Middle East at a Glance-Leader by Leader

With Middle Eastern and Arab countries experiencing unrest, Arutz-7 presents a brief review on the Arabs – and Jews – in the various areas.Hillel Fendel, 2/15/2011, 4:02 PM

Famous Singer Shwekey in Israel, Returning to Sephardic Roots

Famous Hassidic singer Yaakov Shwekey speaks about music, performances, a new album dedicated to Sephardic music, and activity for special-ed kids.Yoni Kempinski, 8/30/2010, 11:54 PM