This paper explores the Sephardic Community in Atlanta through the lens of an ethnographic study of a micro-culture. The methodology that was employed in order to complete this research was that of a standard ethnography, i.e. interviews, observations, and comparison with current research on the community. Throughout the paper, the Sephardic culture is contrasted with its larger Eastern European counterparts, the Ashekenazim. Their cultures, as they exist internationally as well as the Atlanta area, are a focal point of the paper so as to have a well established point of reference to which to compare the Sephardic Atlanta culture. The paper allows for further discussion and understanding of the Sephardic people in the United States and more specifically in the greater Atlanta area, where they are the minority of a minority.
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Dooley, Zachary J.
"A Minority's Minority: An Ethnographic Study of Sephardic Jewish Community in Atlanta,"
DISCOVERY: Georgia State Honors College Undergraduate Research Journal: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gsu.edu/discovery/vol4/iss1/3