Sunday, November 04, 2007

Greek Romaniote Jews in NY ; a visit to a rare Jewish community

read about it on my other blog

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At Wednesday, June 25, 2008 11:43:00 AM, Blogger kathy Felgran said...

My mother had a Greek maiden name, Lapides, although her parents and grandparents came from Russia.

I'd like to know if anyone knows why Jews would leave sunny Greece to go to Russia and when that might have been. It has always fascinated me, expecially since my mom looked Greek.

If anyone has any info, I'd appreciate it. Or, if you know of other people named Lapides, I'd like to get in touch with them.

Kathy Felgran

At Thursday, February 16, 2012 9:35:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

among the "sefardi jews " in greece, and before you have ( had) romaniots
( greek jews) they spoke yevanik ( judeo-greek ) and they settled in greece long long before the sfardim



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