Welcome Constanze Kolbe, the Stroum Center’s 2017-2018 Hazel D. Cole Fellow

Welcome Constanze Kolbe, the Stroum Center's 2017-2018 Hazel D. Cole Fellow.

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|0 Comments

Reimagining Sephardic Çanakkale and its Ties to Seattle

Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner Ozgur Ozkan reflects on the ties between Çanakkale, Turkey, and Sephardic Seattle.

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Sephardic Studies, Uncategorized|2 Comments

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.

Announcing the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads

Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.

A Book Lover’s Tour of Judaica Libraries in Los Angeles

Scholar, translator, and librarian Emily Thompson visited Judaica libraries in LA to learn more about their collections and operations.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: News, Personal History, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Devin E. Naar’s “Jewish Salonica” Book Release

Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments