Isaac Choua

Lebanon’s History, Destroyed
MENA & Israel, News, World

Lebanon’s History, Destroyed

In the ramp up to the final moments of the election in Lebanon (May 6th, 2018), many politicians work to please their voters. Sadly, in Sidon, this means the physical erasing of the Jewish community. The Jews of Sidon believe that their community dates back to the first arrival of Israelites (roughly 1000 BCE) and...
Education and Representation: haSepharadi’s Mission
Culture, Opinion

Education and Representation: haSepharadi’s Mission

In some respects, the genesis of this journal dates back to my childhood. Attending synagogue with my father, the rabbi’s weekly sermon invariably elicited a response from him: “Poland this, Poland that, this Rov, that Rov… don’t get me wrong I’m sure these are all great rabbis – but maybe we should learn a little…

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