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Announcements and Upcoming Events

National Holocaust Commemoration - Washington D.C.

January 31, 2019

Join the Sephardic Brotherhood, Sephardic Heritage International DC (SHINDC), and Kehila Kedosha Janina for the first ever Commemoration of the Sephardic and Greek Jewish Experience in the Holocaust at our Nation's Capitol. The Event is sponsored by Rep. Jamie Raskin and will be held on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives. Request an invitation by emailing by Dec. 21

Sephardic Music Festival - New York

October 04, 2018

Join us and the American Sephardi Federation as we celebrate the best of our common Sephardic cultural with incredible music from communities around the world. This year's Festival features several Ladino-Sephardic performances from Renan Koen, the New York Andalus Ensemble, and more! Featuring world-class artists who reflect the rich mosaic culture of Greater Sephardic communities, the ASMF is a proud partner of the renowned Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques in Essaouira, Morocco.

October 4th: 
8:00 PM - Renan Koen
Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum
280 Broome Street

October 7th:
4:00 PM - Renan Koen
6:00 PM - Adam Maalouf
8:00 PM - New York Andalus Ensemble 

October 8th:
4:00PM - Lara Bello
6:00PM - Renan Koen
8:00PM - Yemen Blues (duo)

at the Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street 
New York City

Each concert is $20 - $30 (VIP including gold seating).
FESTIVAL PASS is $75 (allows access to every concerts)
VIP FESTIVAL PASS is $100 (allows access to every concerts with VIP seating + Access to the VIP closing party of October 8th at 10pm at the Center for Jewish History).

Email: or call 646.724.3129


Simhat Torah Celebration and Dinner - New York

October 01, 2018

Join our friends at Kehila Kedosha Janina for their Greek Simhat Torah Celebration & Dinner Monday October 1 at 5:30pm. Erev Simhat Torah Services begin at 5:30pm including Minha, Arvith, and Hakafot followed by a Traditional Greek Jewish Dinner. All are welcome and please RSVP to

Special Message from the Executive Director - High Holidays 2018

September 06, 2018

Dear Friends,

L'Shana Tova! On behalf of the entire Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America, I would like to wish you a happy, healthy, and sweet new year, filled with the love of our Sephardic families and beautiful traditions. As we approach the High Holidays, Rosh Hashanah (Sunday Sept. 9 - Tuesday Sept. 11), and Yom Kippur (Tuesday Sept. 18 - Wednesday Sept. 19), we at the Brotherhood want to make sure you know the Sephardic resources that are available around the country. Below you will find information regarding Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Service Schedules in our Greek, Turkish, and Balkan Sephardic Communities throughout the United States. We have also included a number of recordings and links to various articles on the traditions and customs of our Jewish communities from Greece, Turkey, and the Balkans. As always, the Brotherhood is here to help support you and the entire Sephardic Community around the globe. If you have any questions or thoughts about the upcoming Holidays, please reach out to us at 

Anyada Buena i Dulce - To A Good and Sweet New Year!

Rabbi Nissim Elnecave
Executive Director ​

Click HERE for the Full Holiday Message, Including special Holiday Recordings and Services Information

Greek Jewish Cooking Class - New York

September 06, 2018

Join the Greek Jewish & Sephardic Young Professionals Network as they learn how to cook delicious homemade Spanakopita Cigars, Baklava, and Greek Salad. Professional Chef Evan Zagha will lead this interactive and delicious event on Thursday, September 6 at 6:30pm at Kehila Kedosha Janina. Open to young adults in their 20s and 30s. RSVP to

Sephardic Shabbat Dinner - Forst Hills

August 17, 2018

Join the Sephardic Jewish Center of Forest Hills for a special Sephardic Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Dr Asher Murciano, Rabbi of the Sephardic Jewish Center, and Rabbi Nissim Elnecavé, Executive Director of the Sephardic Brotherhood. The Shabbat will begin at 6:45pm with Kabbalat Shabbat Services followed by a Community Dinner. Price for Non-Members - $25, Members - $23, and        Students - $20. RSVP to or 718-268-2100

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