The problem of Sephardic representation at the present time

Because so little is known about Sephardic history and culture, its creativity and innovation have been negated and not deployed in the context of the current Jewish dysfunction.

Isaac Revah
In the course of my work as a teacher of the Sephardic Jewish heritage, I often encounter a debilitating problem, or complex set of problems, when it comes to the manner in which the expansive and vigorous Jewish discussion in the media and the world of Jewish institutions deals – or better, does not really deal – with Sephardic culture and history

A recent case in point is a very strange exchange from the American Jewish newspaper The Forward.

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