Halle Friedland, winner of a Jewish Studies Opportunity Grant, spent last winter in Hungary.
Pocket-sized reviews of three new Sephardic Studies books that are connected by the theme of citizenship and identity in America and around the globe.
Explore the Sephardic custom of chanting Pirke Avot during the Omer period leading up to Shavuot.
Sarah Benor loved hearing the mix of Hebrew and English at childhood summer camp. Now a prize-winning sociolinguist, she reflects on how Hebrew impacts her American Jewish identity.
Many Sephardic Jews sing Had Gadya in Ladino at their Passover seders, but some claim the song was never part of Sephardic rituals.
Sasha Prevost, this year's Gorasht Scholar, studies the life of Persian-Jewish poet Sarmad Kashani.
Ariel Vardy describes his studies abroad in Romania and the Republic of Georgia.
Find out about the "Im Afes," a moving Ladino poem about the binding of Isaac, traditionally read at the Jewish New Year.