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Seattle’s Sephardi Jews Mull Spanish Citizenship While Preserving Ladino

Two recent articles detail a vibrant community of ‘Ladineros’ who have mixed feelings about returning to the country that was once their ancestors’ home

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Spain Approves Law Enabling Dual Citizenship for Sephardic Jews

Descendants of Jews exiled during Spanish Inquisition can become naturalized in new plan

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Man Sues After Landing in Grenada, Not Granada

American with Spanish-Jewish heritage wanted to visit the Andalusian city

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Israel Sports Win Prompts Anti-Semitic Tweets

Nearly 18,000 Twitter insults posted after Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Euroleague win

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New Spanish Law Would Give Sephardic Jews Dual Citizenship

If passed, the bill would allow 3.5 million Sephardic Jews to claim citizenship

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Kiev’s Jewish Protestors; Yeshiva U. Cuts Budget

Plus Kerry says spring peace deal still attainable, and more in the news

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Finding My Grandfather, and Myself, on the Battlefields of the Spanish Civil War

He joined the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in 1936, as a Jewish teenager from Brooklyn. This year, I retraced his steps.

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Forget Restaurants. Get Yourself a Homemade Meal—in the Cook’s Kitchen

Israeli website EatWith expands to the United States, offering foodies a chance to sample real local cuisine and local culture

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A.B. Yehoshua’s Many Ghosts

The writer’s new novel, The Retrospective, is a surreal study of the contested sources of Israeli identity

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Daybreak: Syrian Revolution Is No Longer Syrian

Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke

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This Week in Sheldon Schadenfreude

Casino mogul’s latest venture in Spain meets opposition

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Reporter Digs Up Converso Past

New York Times writer Doreen Carvajal goes to Spain to understand why her ancestors hid their Jewish roots

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Convivencia

A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur

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Divine Justice

The hidden story of Don Giovanni, Mozart’s Jewish opera

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Partisan

The Spanish writer Jorge Semprún, who died in June, survived Buchenwald and had a love-hate relationship with Communism in postwar Europe. A longtime friend remembers his star power and derring-do.

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Re-remembering Yerushalmi

Reflections on a former professor and his posthumous fiction debut

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Daybreak: Turkey and Israel Talk, Don’t Deal

Plus is Abbas a perennial no-sayer? and more in the news

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Daybreak: Polanski Is A Free Man

Plus Lebanon simmering, and more

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Go … Germany?

They take on Spain for the final Finals spot

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Going Dutch

As World Cup semis begin, we have a new team

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Which Squad You Should Root For

Now that the U.S. is gone from the World Cup

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Former Spanish PM Stands Up for Israel

Your latest Emails of Zion

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Today on Tablet

A movie about a movie about the Jews, engaging engagement, and more

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On My Own

Traveling the world as an unaccompanied but observant Muslim young woman

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Daybreak: Iran-Ready Drones Debut

Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news

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Yehuda Halevi Rocks the Charts

New biography’s subject turns up in NYC play

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Today on Tablet

The Iranian AIPAC, a cool new museum show, and more

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The Torah in the Altarpiece

A new exhibition explores the overlapping worlds of Christian and Jewish art in medieval Spain

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‘The Struggle of the World’

A Spanish leftist speaks out for Israel—and she’s not even Jewish

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