20 Mar 2019
David Lerner, MD
A highlight of the Purim celebration is the public reading of the Book of Esther. Unlike many other Jewish communities, in the S&P tradition the Megillah is not read according to t...
1 Jan 2019
On Saturday night at the conclusion of Shabbat, we recite the Habdalah or “Separation,” including prayers over wine, fragrant spices, and the light of the candle, and mark the tran...
On Friday evening as we welcome Shabbat, we sing the beautiful 16th-century hymn by Rabbi Shelomo Ha-Levi Alkabetz, Lekha Dodi – “Come, my beloved, to welcome the bride.” There ar...
9 Jul 2018
by Peter Nahon
For 100 years, an original manuscript containing the year-round order of prayers of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews of Bordeaux went missing.
But in 2016, a copy was unexpected...
21 Apr 2017
Ha Lahma Anya (This is the Bread of Affliction) is one of the introductory paragraphs of the Haggadah, discussing the matzah and expressing the hope of freedom in the Land of Israe...
9 Feb 2017
Two Torah readings -- Parashat Beshallah and Parashat Yitro -- contain some of the most dramatic scenes in the early national life of the Jewish people. In Parashat Beshallah, we r...
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Berenjenas fritas enmeladas con queso (Sweet fried eggplant)
December 21, 2019
Arnadí de Calabaza for the New Year
September 15, 2019
Sotlachico (Rice Pudding)
July 7, 2019
March 20, 2019
Malvats and Amargs
March 19, 2019
Concluding the Sabbath - Habdallah
January 1, 2019
Greeting the Sabbath: Lekha Dodi
Pom (Surinamese Potato Dish)
December 28, 2018
Sambusak B-Jibbin (Cheese Sambusak)
October 16, 2018
Panel Discussion Held on S&P Communities Around the World
September 7, 2018
Seder Hazanut of the Sephardi Community of Bordeaux (Annotated Ed.)
July 9, 2018
Greetings from Rambam Sephardi Synagogue
July 6, 2018
A Prayer in Memory of Martyrs of the Inquisition
Buñuelos de manzana
July 3, 2018