Can Sephardic Jews Go Home Again - 500 Years After the Inquisition? #sephardic


Jan Meisels Allen
 

A 12-page article in the Jewish Daily Forward entitled, "Can Sephardic Jews
Go Home Again - 500 Years After the Inquisition? Tells the story of a
Forward reporter, Josh Nathan-Kazis, who goes to both Spain and Portugal
last year to find if their new laws inviting Sephardic Jews-get a Spanish or
Portuguese passport is in fact a reality. As the story depicts the
requirements to prove one descends >from Sephardic heritage is not finalized
and potentially may be difficult to achieve-such as current generation
speaking Ladino. You may find the story of his 10-day journey of interest.
To read the article see: http://tinyurl.com/lnmzcjp
Original url:
http://forward.com/articles/191376/can-sephardic-jews-go-home-again--years-after/?p=1

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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