Makena Owens worked with Prof. Devin Naar to compare two Ladino prayerbooks printed in Vienna, Austria. Her research won a Stern College prize.
When a family heirloom becomes part of history
A Ladino Haggadah from the UW Sephardic Studies Digital Library and Museum reminds us that Passover rituals are timeless.
Sephardic history featured in documentary about American Jewish immigration.
Sesame candy and drinking ditties are part of Sephardic Purim celebrations. Ty Alhadeff shares forgotten song lyrics and customs.
A rare Sephardic notebook of Ladino and Turkish poetry finds its ideal translator in UW PhD student Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano.
A special Sephardic Studies article for Veterans Day
Dates and black-eyed peas are among the symbolic foods Sephardic Jews eat for the New Year. Find out more about special Sephardic traditions for Rosh Hashana.