Finding Sephardic Blessings and Johnny Carson in the WSJHS Archives

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

Jewish Life at the Fringes of the Black Sea

Ariel Vardy describes his studies abroad in Romania and the Republic of Georgia.

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

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

The Hive at Work: Order and Disorder in Jewish Film

Jewish film represents the broader collective memory, writes PhD student Justin Shanitkvich, a former Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow.

Mapping Memory: From Story to History

Ryan Gompertz, a UW law student, has developed a mapping webpage that traces the journeys of Jewish refugees through Europe during World War II.

Still Hope for Israeli Reggae Music – Hatikva 6

Hatikva 6 is an Israeli reggae band inspired by Bob Marley, but with Hebrew lyrics relating to Israeli life. Post by UW Hebrew student Gaby Natelson.

Defining the Ladino Speech Community in Seattle

New commentary by Graduate Fellow Molly FitzMorris, a PhD student in linguistics.

An Ottoman Jew in Paris: The Story of Moïse de Camondo and His Museum

Musee Nissim de Camondo, an opulent mansion in Paris, is named in memory of a father and a son.