Jews of sephardic origin were protected by a law of 1924 that granted them Spanish citizenship.
Her words were warmly received by the Speaker of the Knesset, a politician from Shas, the sephardic ultra-Orthodox party.
Yosef was a leader in religious outreach, and brought thousands of sephardic Jews back into the religious fold.
To millions of sephardic and Mizrachi Jews around the world, he was a hero.
The decisive faction here might be the Shas party, which represents the large sephardic population.
His daughter was to be married under the sephardic canopy, and no jot of synagogual honour was to be bated the bridegroom.
A sephardic Jew lived and moved and had his being "by permission of the Mahamad."
Ten congregations at least were soon formed here, the most of sephardic origin.
The sephardic Jews in all these respects occupied a superior position, and they merited the partiality shown to them.
These Jews, true to their religious instincts, built synagogues wherever they settled and were called sephardic Congregations.
plural of Sephardi "a Spanish or Portuguese Jew" (1851), from Modern Hebrew Sepharaddim "Spaniards, Jews of Spain," from Sepharad, name of a country mentioned only in Obad. v:20, probably meaning "Asia Minor" or a part of it (Lydia, Phrygia), but identified by the rabbis after the Jonathan Targum as "Spain." Related: Sephardic.