Rachel Amado Bortnick
Rachel Amado Bortnick is a Sephardic Jew born and raised in Izmir Turkey, now residing in Dallas. A retired ESOL teacher, she is an active promoter of Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and Sephardic culture. In 1999 she founded the online correspondence group Ladinokomunita, presently with over 1500 members worldwide, and is featured in the 1988 documentary by Bonnie Burt, “Trees Cry for Rain: a Sephardic Journey.”
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