2) Met nice and interesting people over Pesach. Didn't know that there were Sephardim of Cuban origins. My grandfather's family was from Turkey and my Grandmother's family was from Salonika, Greece.
On a lighter (sports note) congrats to Florida for repeating as Basketball champs. Also kudos to their coach for staying put in Gainesville, Florida and not running after a headache in Kentucky. Let the slick used car salesman John Calipari do that.