By Alisa Meyuḥas Ginio
Sephardim are the descendants of the Jews expelled from the lands of the Iberian Peninsula within the years 1492-1498, who settled down within the Mediterranean basin. The settling on signal of the Sephardim has been, until eventually the center of the 20 th century, the language often called Jewish-Spanish. The historical past, id and reminiscence of the Sephardim of their Mediterranean dispersal are analysed by means of the writer with a different connection with the Sephardi group of Jerusalem and to the cultural and social alterations that characterised the overdue 19th century and the 1st half the 20th century. despite the fact that, as a result of an important adjustments regarding modernization and the political conditions that got here into being on the flip of the 19th century and the 1st half the 20 th century, the Sephardim misplaced their specific identification.
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It was concluded that the Turkish administrator had to be bribed. The author-captain had 30 reales in coins available and another 8 that he received in exchange for his horse. The Carmelites help the author with money but asked him to keep this secret. The Jew mentioned conducted the negotiations with the Turkish administrator, and finally, after fifteen days had gone by, the captain left Aleppo and headed for Alexandretta (today Iskendrum in the Hatay Province, Turkey). There he saw eight hundred homes of Jews who lived in a separate quarter.
The Sephardi Legacy (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, Hebrew University, 1992) [Hebrew]; E. Kedourie, Spain and the Jews: The Sephardi Experience 1492 and After (London: Thames and Hudson, 1992); R. Porter and S. 1163/9789004279582_003 38 Chapter 1 extension, until the end of July 1492, during which they could convert to Christianity and continue living on the lands of the Catholic Kings. Whoever did not convert and held steadfast to his Jewishness was obliged to leave the country. Jewish tradition has noted that 31 July 1492 was Tisha BeʾAv [Ninth of Av] – the date of the destruction of the First Temple by Nebuchadnezzar (586 bce) and the date of the destruction of the Second Temple by Titus (70 ce).
Rabbi Yitzḥak [Isaac] Abravanel, Commentary on the Prophets by Rabbi Isaac Abravanel edited by Yehudah Shaviv, vol. 3, Kings (Jerusalem: Ḥorev, 5771-2010), Introduction to the Book of Kings, 3 [Hebrew]. ⸪ The Expulsion from Spain On 31 March 1492, the Catholic Kings1 Fernando [Ferdinand] (1452–1516) and Isabel [Isabella] (1451–1504) signed, in Granada – whose gates they had entered at the end of a campaign against the last Muslim emirates on the soil of the Iberian Peninsula – the expulsion order applying to all Jews in their countries.