Below you will find differnt sources that will help enrich your Jewish religion knowledge including links to websites, recommended books and the link to Radio Shalom.

Recommended Books


View our recommended reading material about sephardic history, culture, communities, ethics, philosophy, Ladino, traditions, language, memoirs, cookbooks, and much more.



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Books can be purchased online using your credit card or by calling 212-294-8350.

The Hebrew Portuguese Nations in Antwerp and London at the Time of Charles V and Henry VIII


A new scholarly work documenting the story of a group of merchants of Jewish origin who, at beginning of the 16th century, were instrumental in developing the city of Lisbon into the largest financial and commercial center of Europe. In extending their influence to London they set up a complex rescue organization to plan and finance the flight of Marranos towards lands where they could openly practice Judaism.

A Liter of Soup and Sixty Grams of Bread:

The Diary of Prisoner 109565


For a Greek Jew like Heinz Salvator Kounio, the ability to speak German saved his life, and the lives of his family. In this powerful memoir, Kounio meticulously describes his experience in Auschwitz and other camps. The book?s title refers to the daily rations for prisoners: there was never enough, and the soup was often made of potato peels, the bread from sawdust. The book, adapted and translated by Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, is the second volume in the Sephardic and Greek Holocaust Library.

The Holocaust in Salonika: Eyewitness Accounts


Three first-hand accounts of the tragic years leading up to and following the deportation of the Sephardic community of Salonika - Yomtov Yacoel, the lawyer for the Community and liaison with the Nazi civilian representatives, Dr. Matarasso, the post-war physician for the survivors and Solomon Uziel a community leader. Edited with an introductory essay by Steven Bowman and translated from the Greek and Judeo-Spanish with introduction and notes by Isaac Benmayor.

Radio Shalom



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