“In my case, I didn’t know and it’s pretty important that this culture survive through music and that we pass it on from generation to generation to keep it alive,” the California-born daughter of Mexican immigrants said.

Raphael Ortasse, a retired NASA engineer, decided in 1992 to organize a choir of Jews who in their homes sing and speak the Judeo-Spanish language in the United States.

 

 

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