Our Mission Statement
In which we lamented Zion,
And mourned the loss of Spain,
Land of our consolation.
--Miguel de Unamuno (1928)
nearly 40 years the Foundation has been dedicated to preserving and
promoting the complex and centuries-old culture of the Sephardic communities
of Turkey, Greece, the Balkans, Europe and the U.S. Emigration, and
the devastation of the Holocaust, have combined to weaken historic communities
which had resisted assimilation, where Ladino, the Sephardic language,
was used continuously and unique cultural traditions were practiced.
the new millennia opens, the Foundation seeks to vigorously renew and
preserve the heritage and culture of our ancestors.
support the Foundation as it enters this new era of Sephardic studies.
Your interest and contributions are critical and will enable the continued
growth of Sephardic scholarship and education, and will ensure the future
of an institution that has helped keep alive our vibrant Sephardic history.