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The New Global Trading Order

"The international institutions that have governed global trade since the end of World War II have lost their effectiveness, and global trade governance is fractured. The need for new institutions is obvious, and yet, few proposals seem to be on offer. The key to understanding the global trading order lies in uncovering the relationship between trade and the State, and how the inner constitution of Statecraft drives the architecture of the global order and requires structural changes as the State traverses successive cycles."

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Ari Afilalo

I never cease to marvel at the flourishing Sephardic life in the tri-state area, and particularly in Manhattan. It seems that every week, we hear about a new Sephardic synagogue, a Torah class for French Moroccan Jews – in French – a new Sephardic studies program at an established Jewish day school, a Hachnasat Sefer Torah, a lecture series. One of my favorite examples of the booming Sephardic life in New York is the Hevrat Bakashot, started by my cousin, Sacha Ouazana.

He’s a Author by day, and a musician and researcher by night. Sacha, together with other like-minded French Moroccan Jews, has replicated the ancient Bakashot societies that were found among the Jews of Arab lands, especially in Morocco and Syria. They would sing liturgical songs based on the weekly Torah portion; each city its own tunes and traditions.

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Ari Afilalo is a French Moroccan immigrant who lives in New York City. He is an active member of the West Side Sephardic Synagogue and of the French Moroccan community in the City.

Sephardic life

sephardic-thinkers

Sephardic Thinkers

This blog will include commentaries and analyses of the writings and thought of Sephardic philosophers, homilists, and other commentators, including in particular Maimonides.

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customs

Sephardic Life in the Media

Ari is particularly interested in Moroccan customs and this blog will delve into the various “minhagim” followed by Moroccan communities.

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music

Music Treasures

Sephardic music, from Andalusian melodies to modern Israeli Moroccan pop, will be featured prominently in this blog.

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Gidi Grinstein and Ari Afilalo’s Articles

Gidi Grinstein and Ari Afilalo’s Articles. He is a tenured Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, where he has been teaching international law since 2000. Professor Afilalo has researched and written extensively on Statecraft, globalisation, populism, international political economy, and international institutions

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Jewish view on medical ethic Abortion- Ari Afilalo

Jewish view on medical ethic Abortion- Ari Afilalo

Ari Afilalo is a French Moroccan immigrant and a son of a Jewish Moroccan family. He is an activist of West Side Sephardic Synagogue. He lives in NYC and believes in Judaism ideology.

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What Are The Holiest places In Jerusalem?

What Are The Holiest places In Jerusalem?

What Are The Holiest places In Jerusalem? Judaism is one of the oldest religions in the world. People who believe in the Judaism are known as Jews. Today, Jewish people are living all over the world. In the United States, there are many well-known personalities living, one of them is Ari Afilalo.

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