Podcast: Violence, Militancy & How Civilians React

Doctoral student Emily Gade discusses her research on radicalization and resiliency against violence, highlighting the work of the Israeli recovery organization ZAKA.

Crossing the Red Sea in Ladino: A Rare Sephardic Passover Ballad

A rare Ladino ballad for the last day of Passover sung by Mr. Leo Azose a native of Mármara.

“Who Knows One?” in Ladino: The Power of Oral Tradition at the Sephardic Passover Seder

To enrich your Passover experience, explore how Sephardic communities developed a variety of lyrics and melodies for their Ladino adaptations of the song Ehad Mi-Yodea.

Dancing and jumping or laughing and singing? Sephardic Purim songs and customs

Ty Alhadeff shares one of the many forgotten Sephardic songs for Purim.

Manna from heaven: Bumuelos, a Sephardic Hanukkah treat

Tracing a Sephardic holiday dessert from the Sinai desert to the shores of Seattle.

The Flavor of Rhodes: Paradise Lost, Recipe Saved

The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.

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.