About Ty Alhadeff

Ty Alhadeff is the Sephardic Studies Research Coordinator of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the UW. Ty is a graduate of the University of Washington and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

A Sephardic Thanksgiving: “Uniting the whole community”

In Seattle, Jews from the former Ottoman Empire learned to embrace an American tradition.

Avoiding a nuclear inferno: wisdom for politicians from a Ladino poet

Terrified by an unstable world, Sephardic scholar Albert Adatto turned to his native language to call for peace.

The High Holidays in Ladino: a Rhodesli Custom from Romania to Johannesburg, Seattle, and Beyond

Follow the journey of Rabbi Israel's poetic translations of Sephardic liturgy into the twenty-first century.

The Ethics of Our Fathers in the Sephardic Tradition

Explore the Sephardic custom of chanting Pirke Avot during the Omer period leading up to Shavuot.

UW Sephardic Studies Professor Featured in Emmy-Nominated TV Series

UW Professor Devin Naar helps celebrity Lea Michele uncover her Sephardic roots on the hit television show, Who Do You Think You Are?

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Naar to lecture on Salonica’s Jews at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, Long Island

Naar will speak on “The ‘Jerusalem of the Balkans’: The Rise and Fall of the Jews of Salonica" on April 13th.

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Sephardic Songs Add Merriment to Purim | My Jewish Learning

Seattle International Ladino Day 2015 Videos

View the full program of Seattle's third annual International Ladino Day community celebration, as well as selected clips.