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November 2, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Jews of Istanbul, who have lived for centuries along the shores of the Golden Horn, never tire of one particular sea story: In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from the tiny port of Palos . . . because the harbors at Cadiz and Seville were jammed with boatloads of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain by his royal sponsors. Columbus went west to uncertainty. Around 60,000 Jews exiled that year by Ferdinand and Isabella came east to official welcome in lands of the Ottoman Empire.
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November 2, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Jews of Istanbul, who have lived for centuries along the shores of the Golden Horn, never tire of one particular sea story: In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from the tiny port of Palos . . . because the harbors at Cadiz and Seville were jammed with boatloads of Sephardic Jews expelled from Spain by his royal sponsors. Columbus went west to uncertainty. Around 60,000 Jews exiled that year by Ferdinand and Isabella came east to official welcome in lands of the Ottoman Empire.
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SPORTS
August 21, 1991 | DOUG CRESS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sandra Myers knew the song; they used to play it for her in the early 1980s, back when she was a top-notch American hurdler, back when she was a record-holder. She heard "The Star Spangled Banner" a lot in those days. But as Myers stood on the victory platform in Seville last March and listened to the U.S. anthem played for another runner, something caught in her throat. "Every now and then there's a little twinge," she said. It has been almost four years since Myers traded in her U.S.
SPORTS
August 21, 1991 | DOUG CRESS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sandra Myers knew the song; they used to play it for her in the early 1980s, back when she was a top-notch American hurdler, back when she was a record-holder. She heard "The Star Spangled Banner" a lot in those days. But as Myers stood on the victory platform in Seville last March and listened to the U.S. anthem played for another runner, something caught in her throat. "Every now and then there's a little twinge," she said. It has been almost four years since Myers traded in her U.S.
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