Monday, June 28, 2010

A minority of a minority - Historian puts spotlight on Sephardic Jews

From NJ.Com

LAWRENCE - Sephardic Jews in America are a minority of a minority, as they are vastly outnumbered by Jews of Eastern European, German, Russian and Polish descent known as Ashkenazi Jews.

But Sephardim form an important part of the Jewish heritage and tapestry, with ancestors who fled to the Ottoman Empire after they were expelled from their native Spain in 1492.

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