Posts tagged "Jewish"

Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah
It’s 20 days ’til Christmas but I’d like to send out Happy Hanukkah greetings for my Chicanísima Advent Calendar. While most Latinos are Catholic or Christian, some also are Jewish, especially those with roots in Argentina or Cuba. This menorah is at Daley Plaza. Hanukkah ends this evening so I wish all a happy holiday... Read more »

Yasmin Levy brings Ladino music to Chicago

What is Ladino? That’s Ladino with a “D” not Latino with a “T.” Yasmin Levy Ladino is the language of the Jewish people of Spanish origin who were kicked out of Spain in 1492 by the Catholic rulers Isabella and Ferdinand. They continued to speak Ladino, also known as Judeo-Spanish, in the countries to which... Read more »