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  • In Search of My Sephardic Ancestors

    By Alana Newhouse

    March 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "Last Century of a Sephardic Community: The Jews of Monastir, 1839-1943," by Mark Cohen (Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture, $34.95).

    Some months ago, I saw a Jewish homeless man near my New York apartment. He was wearing a yarmulke and muttering Hebrew...