B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

A Treasury of Sephardic Laws and Customs

Anyone interested in learning about the minhagim/customs of the four groups that historically lie within the framework of Sephardic Judaism should purchase this book by Rabbi Dobrinsky.

Today almost every group that is not considered Ashkenazic is placed under the term Sephardic. While there are many similarities between Mizrahi (Edut Mizrah) communities for examples, the traditions of Sephardic Jews are often unique.

This book covers the laws and customs of the Spanish-Portuguese Jewish community composed of former Conversos, Turkish Jews from the Judeo-Spanish tradition, Syrian, and Moroccan Jewish communities. Its one of the few books on this subject matter.

It is was published by Yeshiva University and if you can find a copy, I highly recommend you get one!


By Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education and author of What is Kosher?

 

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