Friend of the Foundation: Matilda Koen-Sarano

Noted Author and Lecturer, Faculty Member Ben-Gurion University

Photo of Matilda Koen-Sarano

Research Interests Include:

Teacher of the Ladino language (written and spoken), culture, and folklore. Collection and documentation of oral folklore. The analysis of both written and spoken narrative with the goal of preserving the culture.

Judeo - Spanish (Ladino)

Publications & Recordings for Sale

  1. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Kuentos del folklor de la famiya djudeo-espanyola, (Folk-tales of a Judeo-Spanish family's folklore.) Kana, Yerushalyim, 1986. (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).
  2. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Djoh ke dize?, (Folk-tales about Djoha ) Kana, Yerushalyim, 1991. (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).
  3. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Konsejas i konsejikas del mundo djudeo-espanyol, (Fables and jokes from the Judeo-Spanish world) Kana, Yerushalyim, 1994. (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).

  1. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Lejendas de la tradisin djudeo-espanyola, (Legends and moral folk-tales of the Judeo-Spanish tradition) Nur Afakot, Yerushalyim, 1999 (Djudeo-Spanish - Hebrew).

  1. Matilda Koen-Sarano, De Saragosa a Yerushalyim, (From Zaragosa to Jerusalem, Judeo-Spanish Folk-tales) Ibercaja, Zaragoza, 1995. (Djudeo-Spanish).

  1. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Kuentos salados djudeo-espanyoles, (Judeo-Spanish folk-tales for adults) Edisiones Capitelum, Valencia, 1999. (Djudeo-Spanish).

  1. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Vin kantaremos, (Collection of Judeo-Spanish traditional Songs) Koleksin de kantes djudeo-espanyoles, Edisin de la Autora, Yerushalyim, 1993. (Djudeo-Spanish).

  2. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Kurso de Djudeo- Espanyol (Courses of Judeo-Spanish for Beginners and Advanced students...with vocabulary.) para Prinsipiantes, Ed. Merkaz Eliachar, Universidad Ben-Gurion en el Negev, 1999 (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).

  3. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Kursoi de Djudeo - Espanyol (Ladino) para Adelantados, Ed. Merkaz Eliachar, Universidad Ben-Gurion en el Negev, 1999. (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).

  4. Matilda Koen-Sarano & Maymon Benchimol, Vokabulario Djudeo- Espanyol - Ebreo; Ebreo-Djudeo-Espanyol, Ed Merkaz Eliachar, Universidad Ben-Gurion en el Negev, 1999.

  5. Matilda Koen-Sarano, Tabelas de Verbos en Djudeo - Espanyol (Conjugation's Tables of Judeo-Spanish Verbs ), Edisin de la Autora, Yerushalyim, 1999. (Djudeo-Spanish-Hebrew).

Matilda Koen-Sarano, preserving our Sephardic language and traditions...

Inside of Synagogue Santa Maria La Blanca (The White) in Spain.

Contact Information

Matilda Koen-Sarano: Rehov Harav Maymon 6, P.O.B. 34040

Jerusalem 91340, Israel - Tel. 972-2-6523864; Fax: 972-2-6514286


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