Learning Ladino–Then and Now

History student Sarah Zaides surveys a unique group of silabarios, or small grammar books that taught children how to read and write in Ladino.

“Close to My Ancestors”–The Restored Grand Synagogue of Edirne, Turkey

Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.

Lessons in Solidarity at Seattle’s New Holocaust Center for Humanity

Katja Schatte unpacks the Holocaust Center's mission to teach about Jewish suffering as well as human rights.

Of Genizahs, Sufi Jewish Saints, and Forgotten Corners of History

Sasha Prevost, this year's Gorasht Scholar, studies the life of Persian-Jewish poet Sarmad Kashani.

“Native” author Sayed Kashua on Immigrant Identity

Sayed Kashua, author of new book "Native," reflects on immigrant identity in this video clip from the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.

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Do American Jews Have White Privilege?

Graduate Fellow Rachel Graf on the ways American Jews can recognize their own biases and fight inequality.

Finding Sephardic Blessings and Johnny Carson in the WSJHS Archives

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

“Obedience” Exhibit in Berlin asks, Are you Abraham?

Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reviews a stunning new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Berlin.