Category: Traditions & Culture

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The Origin of Sefarad

Did you know that the name of Spain in Hebrew is Sefarad? Sefarad (ספרד in Hebrew) refers to a biblical term that the Jewish culture has identified with the Iberian Peninsula. Today, this word, Sefarad, also relates to millions of Jews, Sephardics, descendants of those expelled in 1492 which can opt for Spanish nationality. However, most experts agree that initially,…

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