By Dr. Rita Rosenthal*
What is it like to be a Sephardic Jew, whose parents originally immigrated to the United States of America from Istanbul, growing up in Brooklyn New York? I was part of a huge, warm, gracious, close, extended family. Members prepared wonderful unique foods, lived nearby, saw each other all the time and spoke a strange language. Although the words sounded like Spanish, it was not the language of New York’s Puerto Rican community.
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