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Double Identity

Jewish Latinas make peace with their dual heritage.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/double_identity_20020628

Vocalist Vanessa Paloma can not wait to sing at Fiesta Shalom on June 30. For the Angeleno, who performs Ladino music with her band, Flor de Serena, Fiesta Shalom, a celebration of her Jewish and Latin ethnicities, is a far cry from the mixed feelings she used to experience about carrying passports in both cultures.

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