The Sephardic Heritage Museum stitches together a community separated by land, sea, and thousands of years
As diplomatic relations between Israel and Turkey thaw, a new song compilation revisits their rich and complex musical connection
A conversation with Ariel Helwani, a Montreal Jew of Mizrahi extraction whose climb to the top of mixed martial arts journalism just landed him a new show on ESPN
My Iraqi-born Israeli grandparents, or anti-Israel activist Marc Lamont Hill?
The late Iraqi Israeli novelist Samir Naqqash was forever torn between competing loyalties. An English translation of ‘Tenants and Cobwebs,’ his portrait of 1940s Baghdad, shows him to be the tragic chronicler of the uprooting of Iraqi Jews.
In an excerpt from Ayelet Tsabari’s memoir, ‘The Art of Leaving,’ how a Yemeni grandmother found freedom in Israel, but failed to pass on the immigrant’s new rootedness to her daughters
Israeli sister-trio A-WA has officially broken into the American mainstream with their undeniably catchy single, ‘Habib Galbi’
An organization called Diarna has created an online ‘geo-museum’ where visitors can explore historical Jewish sites in the Middle East and North Africa that no longer exist
Jews of color from the Middle East and North Africa comprise a plurality of Israel’s population, yet both the country’s supporters and detractors elide the Mizrahi experience. This needs to change.
What my preschooler’s taste in Mizrahi pop says about where the country is at
Israelis love Avi Bitter’s melodramatic music and underground films. Now they can meet him while they try his recipes.
Amnon Levy’s latest miniseries probes Israel’s so-called ‘ethnic demon’
Listen to the first single off his new album with Mizrahi singer Amir Benayoun
An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream
Iraqi-style soup dumplings seem somehow authentic, the embodiment of a less clichéd, more complex Israel—but it turns out they, too, are hybrids