Dr. Ruth Behar on Seattle’s Sephardic Community

Why is Seattle's Sephardic community unique? Reflections from this year's Stroum Lecturer.

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Ruth Behar: Dreams of Sefarad

Professor Ruth Behar moves between the personal essay and poetry, history and ethnography, exile and disaspora in this 2015 lecture series.

By | May 6th, 2015|Categories: Stroum Lectures, Video|Tags: |0 Comments

Intro to Judaism offers unique learning experience

Diverse content and a unique teaching style make this class hard to beat. Register for Autumn Quarter starting May 8th!

By | April 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Can Jewish peoplehood matter today?

Noam Pianko explores the past of Jewish peoplehood to consider its future possibilities.

Jewish art can and should impact educational experiences.

Jewish art can be a powerful tool in the classroom. Tamar Benzikry-Stern uses Mierle Laderman Ukeles as a compelling case study.

Jewish-Muslim ties go way back, and my DNA is proof.

Hamza Zafer's discovery that he had a Jewish ancestor caused him to reconsider Jewish-Muslim ties.

Jewish history should include non-Jews. Here’s why.

Daniel Bessner looks at the history of European exiles who joined the US defense industry during the Cold War.

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Jewish History & Thought, Video|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is the history of Ladino and its alphabet?

New video interview between David Bunis and Devin Naar about Ladino, the treasured language of Sephardic Jews.

By | January 14th, 2015|Categories: Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , |5 Comments