Mizrahi Jewry

Country music from the Negev.

July 9 2021 12:01AM

Buried under “five metric tons of glass, car parts, a crazy amount of dirt, medical waste, lots of scorpions, and even beehives.”

Will Brown
April 26 2021 12:01AM

Three decades ago, a million emigres from Eastern Europe arrived in Israel, increasing its population by 20 percent almost overnight and changing its culture forever. What’s their story?

Nov. 2 2020 12:17AM

The few dozen who remain now live in secrecy.

Ephrem Kossaify and Nagi Zeidan
Oct. 14 2020 12:01AM

How Yamma made Psalm 104 a runaway hit.

Talya Solan and Yonnie Dror
Oct. 6 2020 12:01AM

Daniel Hagège.

Chen Malul
Sept. 11 2020 12:01AM

The real issue is the Ashkenazi-Sephardi divide.

Aug. 6 2020 12:01AM

The late Tunisian-Jewish intellectual wonders if he is a traitor.

Albert Memmi
June 10 2020 12:01AM

Virtual visits to the synagogues of Damascus, Aleppo, and Tripoli.

June 2 2020 12:01AM

The noted author and political thinker drops by our studio to talk about his other passion: Israeli music and the ways it has shaped the country.

March 26 2020 12:01AM

Israel’s Mizraḥi Rihanna.

Feb. 27 2020 12:01AM

The majority of Israeli Jews, Lyn Julius points out in her book Uprooted, are not new to the Middle East—they were moved from one part of it to another.

Feb. 26 2020 12:01AM

Four-million dollars is a small price to pay for ethnic cleansing.

Lyn Julius
Jan. 21 2020 12:01AM