World News
IN SHORT
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Channels
frontpage
world
entertainment
odd news
politics
science
technology
health
sports
business

Latest
Overview
world
entertainment
odd news
politics
science
technology
health
sports
business
AD
The rabbi and the rapper: what they see in old Ladino love songs
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
The Orthodox rabbi from Seattle and the rapper from Mexico believe they have stumbled upon a secret. Romansas, songs of love and other subjects the Jews from Spain and Portugal carried with them and continued to sing for five centuries after their expulsion from Iberia, are not stories of human romance, but are metaphors for the tragedy of forced exile. “A whole people who suffered so much after an expulsion, and you are telling me they don’t want to vent a little bit?” fumes Rabbi Simon Benzaquen. “Where did they do that? read more


(Possibly) Related news

More in science