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Jacobo Sefamí

Jacobo Sefamí is a professor, critic, and writer who specializes in Latin American poetry and Jewish writing in Latin America. He is the author of Los dolientes (translated into English as Mourning for Papá. A story of a Syrian-Jewish family in Mexico, 2010) and Por tierras extrañas (By Strange Lands; stories and travel chronicles in Turkey and Syria, 2019).

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Myriam Moscona

Myriam Moscona is a Sephardic Mexican poet, novelist, journalist, and translator. She is the author of Tela de sevoya/ Onioncloth, an award-wining novel about the Sephardic experience, reflecting on death and Ladino, and Ansina (Like that, 2015), a book of poetry entirely written in Judeo-Spanish.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jacobo Sefamí." (Viewed on October 4, 2023) <>.


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