In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sefardí masculinesefardita feminine
- Having been expelled from Spain in 1492, the Sephardim, speaking Ladino, a Spanish dialect, found refuge in north Africa, the Levant, the Ottoman Empire, the Netherlands, and Italy.
- The wealthier and more influential Sephardim spoke Italian and Ladino, while the Yiddish of the Ashkenazim had to compete with the more prestigious English.
- The Sephardi custom is to place the mezuzah straight up vertically.
- There has occasionally been social friction between them; in Israel, for instance, Sephardi leaders have sometimes complained that Ashkenazim have privileged access to government office.
- Collaboration between Sephardim and Ashkenazim was limited, due to differences of language and culture.
- The study was carried out in a Jewish town inhabited mainly by Israeli-born Jews, with an average ethnic mix of Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews.
- There was total unity and solidarity of purpose among us - religious and secular, left wing and right wing, Sephardi and Ashkenazi, old and young, rich and poor - an occurrence unprecedented in our sadly fragmented society.
- Just as the bullets and the bombs don't differentiate between religious and secular, between Ashkenazi and Sephardi, between left and right wing, neither should we.
- The art of preparing fried fish is rooted in the culture of Sephardi Jews of Holland, Spain, and Portugal.
- Entire Sephardi families arrived at Zion Square and the other major squares, set themselves up with their kids and their food right there on the ground, and spent most of the day there among the other celebrants.
- This affected some 300,000 Sephardim, who were forced to abandon property and possessions as they fled.
- We'd like to sample some of the different sorts of Jewish music, and one of our favourite ports of call is the music of the Sephardim in Spain before 1492.
- Unemployment in the squalid neighbourhoods where the Sephardi Jews live is double the national rate of 10 percent.
- So, with relief, I turned to the account given of the Sephardim from Portugual and Morocco, or the Yemeni or East African Jews, those with darker skins and generally lower incomes than the Western Ashkenazim.
- The Derridas were Spanish Sephardim who fled to Algeria during the Inquisition.
- Even if this move brought Sephardim into larger Jewish contexts and communities, it proffered the new challenge of a new kind of minority status: that of being Sephardic among Ashkenazi Jews.
- The first thing that stood out was the family group: an old-time Sephardi family from the turn of the century.
- When expelled and dispossessed by Christian Europe, the Sephardim found refuge under the protection of the Caliph, in dominions of Islam as far apart as Bosnia and Baghdad.
- Its history means, of course, that it is an Ashkenazi rather than a Sephardi food.
- There were Ashkenazim and Sephardim, Ethiopians and Russians, American students and fourth-generation sabras.
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