Announcing the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads

Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.

Finding Sephardic Blessings and Johnny Carson in the WSJHS Archives

The archival adventures of Emily Thompson, this year's Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholar.

Mapping the History of Spain, Jews, and World War II

Ryan Gompertz, a UW alum, created the Mapping Memory project to trace the paths of Jewish war refugees through Spain.

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Reading the Rain in Moses’ Poetic Goodbye

Study Moses' last words in Deut. 32 with the help of Marty Jaffee's new translation of the Sifre Devarim and guiding questions from Beth Huppin.

Marty Jaffee Brings Rabbinic Voices from the Cairo Geniza to the E-Book

Prof. Marty Jaffe’s e-book translation of the Sifre Devarim brings a poetic perspective to a seminal piece of rabbinic commentary.

Mapping Memory: Claude Vigée

The story of an Alsatian-Jewish medical student who helped others escape danger during World War II.

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Mapping Memory: Werner Cahn

Trace the journey of a Dutch electrician who escaped the war through Spain and made his way to Haifa.

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Mapping Memory: Lisa Fittko

An intrepid activist who helped refugees across the border at great risk to her own life.

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