Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Sephardim: as, Sephardic ritual. Also Sepharadic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, the Jews (the
Sephardim, also called Spanishor Portuguese Jews) descended from Jewish families driven from Spain by the Inquisition.
“The term Sephardic Jews refers to those who left the Spanish region to inhabit Morocco, Greece, Turkey, Egypt and throughout the entire Mediterranean region as well as to Holland and England.”
“Louises conversation and memories are filled with Ladino [Judeo-Spanish] words and phrases spoken within Spanish-Sephardic Jewish cultur”
“Louise’s conversation and memories are filled with Ladino [Judeo-Spanish] words and phrases spoken within Spanish-Sephardic Jewish cultures.”
“But the Sephardic Film Festival, now celebrating its 15th year, also takes us on a journey to other exotic lands where Jews - who while not always technically Sephardic from the Hebrew word for Spain: Sepharad - also survived with a fortitude that enabled them to hold firmly to their roots and faith.”
“For Jews, however, the date marks the expulsion from Spain “convert, leave, or die”, followed in 1497 by the expulsion from Portugal, collectively known as the Sephardic Diaspora.”
“Sephardic comes from the Hebrew word for Spain and Ashkenazic from the Hebrew for German.”
“Dominican Republic records show that an organization called the Sephardic Jewish Community”
“But Mr. Puello, who has denied any wrongdoing, said in an interview on Thursday that he was the president of an organization called the Sephardic Jewish Community in the Dominican Republic.”
“They are called Sephardic Jews, as they continued speaking the language of Spain, Spain being called in the Hebrew language, Sepharad.”
“When the Christians expelled Muslims and Jews in 1492 c.e., what are known as the Sephardic Jews migrated throughout the Mediterranean as far as Central Europe.”
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