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“An Unjustified S(ch)mear Campaign”: Narratives of American Jewish Food

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Rachel B. Gross Liver dumpling soup, photo by RitaE, Pixabay Scholars of American religious history have long recognized

Seattle’s Fifth Annual Ladino Day Breaks Tradition and Hosts Sold-Out Concert with Yasmin Levy

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Yasmin Levy sings Adio Kerida with Seattle's Ladineros on Nov. 11th's Ladino Day Concert On Saturday, November 11, Seattle celebrated its

Remembering Nona: The life of Rachel Tacher (née Levy) in Ladino

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Ashley Bobman's moving Ladino tribute to the life of her grandmother Rachel (Levy) Tacher.

A bio major asks: Why study a language?

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Biology major and Opportunity Grant winner Michael Peterson encourages you to study a language.

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Exploring what went wrong in the last decade of Turkish-Israeli relations

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

PhD student Berkay Gulen explores why the relationship between Turkey and Israel has soured in recent years and discusses how her research informs the conversation.

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The summer Israel stole my heart

October 11th, 2017|1 Comment

Opportunity Grant winner Story Allen reflects on her experience learning Hebrew in Israel.

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