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The Search for Sepharad - 3/4 - The Sublime Porte

Sunday 14 May 2006 21:30-22:15 (Radio 3)

In the Balkans, Sephardic Jews were afforded 500 years of relative stability and influence. In Istanbul and Izmir, this tradition persists despite the recent terrorist outrages, while in Thessaloniki, devastated by the Nazis in 1943, new shoots survive in the remains of an ancient society.

Duration:

45 minutes




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