Editor’s Message

From the Editor’s Desk

From the Editor’s Desk

No Jew ever achieved a spokesmanship for his people comparable to that of a renowned Sephardic immigrant family, the “House” of Nasi… Its founder was a woman, Beatriz de Luna Mendes, better known to pos terity as Doña Gracia Nasi. The lady’s arrival in Constantinople in 1553 was noteworthy. Her caravan of four magnificently gilded […]

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor There is an old Jewish story told about a grandfather and a e~ grandson making preparations for an upcoming holiday. The grandson, a recent bar mitzvah, is to experience his first purifying ritual bath in a mikvah (pool). He and his grandfather journey to a nearby lake so that the grandson […]

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