Italy’s glorious food is well-known, but not its rich Jewish culinary heritage, spanning 2,000 years. In honor of the 40th birthday of Chez Panisse, I’m planning a menu of Italian Jewish classics.
Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture
A very Ladino Hanukkah, a very Latvian Hanukkah, and more
After long decline, Ladino in Turkey enjoys a modest revival
Pols, playwrights, and players
A new book examines the place of Sephardim in America
Marcel Cohen’s Ladino lament. Plus: an excerpt from his letter to Antonio Saura.