Chad Gadya: Judeo-Spanish/Ladino/Judezmo

This article from the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington discusses the question of when Chad Gadya came to be sung in Ladino at Sephardic seders.

Chad Gadya sung in Ladino and Yiddish

Chad Gadya in Ladino

Ladino lyrics, in Latin-lettered transliteration, of Un Kavretiko in a Haggadah published in Salonica, 1955. (Courtesy of Deb Henigson, Mountain View, CA from

12 cabrecito LarissaShiloahGreek-Jewish.Greece
00:00 / 01:10
CabreticoWeich-Shahak collection
00:00 / 01:04
Un Kavretiko at 3:00Neil Sheff
00:00 / 01:04
Cabreto - Chad Gadya Judeo-Spanish of Florence, Italy
00:00 / 02:26
Chad GadyaJudeo-Spanish of Turin, Italy
00:00 / 02:36
57_Un cavritico LadinoCantor Ken Richmond and Rabbi Shira Shazeer
00:00 / 01:46

Un kavretiko sung in Ladino by Hazzan Isaac Azose

Un kavretiko sung in Ladino by Yehoram Gaon

Chad Gadya (Uno Kavrethiko) sung by Liz Barak

Chad Gadya in Ladino at 2:33, 5:19, and 6:20 from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

A Sephardic family sings the Rhodes version of Uno Kavretiko

More Ladino versions of Chad Gadya from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Un Kavretiko: Chad Gadya in Ladino/Judeo-Spanish from Turkey, performed by Chloe Pourmorady and Asher Shasho Levy

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