Explore the Sephardic custom of chanting Pirke Avot during the Omer period leading up to Shavuot.
Many Sephardic Jews sing Had Gadya in Ladino at their Passover seders, but some claim the song was never part of Sephardic rituals.
Born in Hungary, Rabbi Isidore Kahan was one of the best-educated rabbis of his time. Follow his refugee journey from Rhodes to Rome and finally, Seattle.
Tales of Judith and the Megillah of Antiochus are part of lesser-known Hanukkah lore preserved in Sephardic Ladino texts.
Watch the Seattle Times' video about the UW Sephardic Studies Program.
Find out about the "Im Afes," a moving Ladino poem about the binding of Isaac, traditionally read at the Jewish New Year.
The story of Joe Souriano, a Seattle Sephardic printer, and the postcards he received from all over the world.
Explore Sephardic texts, prayers, and traditions for Shavuot, with archival images from the UW Sephardic Studies Digital Library & Museum.