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A SEPHARDI AND MIZRAHI JOURNAL

Publisher’s Statement

Pressing Forward

The concept of unity is more relevant than ever — and it is being demonstrated continuously on the ground in Israel.

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Publisher’s Statement

Pressing Forward

The concept of unity is more relevant than ever — and it is being demonstrated continuously on the ground in Israel.

Read Publisher’s Statement >

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Unity doesn’t necessitate uniformity. It asks for mutual respect, understanding and genuine acceptance of our diverse backgrounds and beliefs.

His Moroccan Jewish ancestors, aware they were guests in their own homeland, came to embrace a sense of humility.
His Moroccan Jewish ancestors, aware they were guests in their own homeland, came to embrace a sense of humility.
Sephardi? Mizrahi? One of Israel’s leading demographers delves into history to describe who we really are.
Sephardi? Mizrahi? One of Israel’s leading demographers delves into history to describe who we really are.
A movement to bridge opposing sects within Israel finds its roots in the Sephardi morals of hospitality, unity and tolerance.
A movement to bridge opposing sects within Israel finds its roots in the Sephardi morals of hospitality, unity and tolerance.
The romance with her fiancé spurred her initial move to Israel, never imagining the love affair she eventually would have with the country.
The romance with her fiancé spurred her initial move to Israel, never imagining the love affair she eventually would have with the country.
After leaving Canada to make aliyah, a TV celebrity and social media influencer finds followers in her positive message of belonging.
After leaving Canada to make aliyah, a TV celebrity and social media influencer finds followers in her positive message of belonging.
From the Middle Ages to modern day, Sephardi and Mizrahi poetry narrates our nomadic heritage and everlasting search for Zion.
From the Middle Ages to modern day, Sephardi and Mizrahi poetry narrates our nomadic heritage and everlasting search for Zion.

/ The Poets /

Join us on a tour of Sephardi and Mizrahi poets whose songs, stretching across centuries, bridge the concepts of exile and return.

Opinions expressed by the authors contributing to Distinctions journal reflect the views of the individual writer and not necessarily those of JIMENA: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa.