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Tisha Be-Av in Sephardic Seattle: A Ladino Journey from the Old World to the New

Rare Ladino books shine light on Sephardic traditions for marking Tisha Be-av.
A weaving depicts the island of Rhodes

Remembering Rhodes, Family History, and the Sephardic Holocaust

As the Rhodes Jewish community marks a solemn anniversary this summer, Hannah Pressman considers what it means to search for family history in the wake of the Holocaust.
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The Sound of Jewish Life in Poland

Listen to Grad Fellow Denise Grollmus’s podcast on Jewish life in Poland, recently nominated for a prestigious UK award.
UW Jewish Studies student explored Prague last summer

Finding Golems and Traces of Jewish Life in Prague

Sarah Zdancewicz won a Jewish Studies travel grant to explore European Jewish culture last summer.
Denise Grollmus

Finding Family Roots & Exploring Jewish Nationalisms

Denise Grollmus' discovery that her family had Jewish roots led her to study contemporary Jewish-Polish culture.

Why Do Hannah Arendt’s Ideas about Evil and the Holocaust Still Matter?

New interview with Michael Rosenthal on the controversial philosopher.

The Yiddish Poet Avrom Sutzkever, Creator of a Golden Chain

Vilna Ghetto partisan, Holocaust survivor, Yiddish poet in Israel: the life of Avrom Sutzkever, born 100 years ago.
Rhodes Martyrs Square

Holocaust Memory, Reconstructed

Aron Rodrigue's lecture proposed a theory of Sephardic Holocaust commemoration. It also raised questions about the nature of memory.

Telling Untold Stories: Sephardic Jews & the Holocaust

How Devin Naar's global search for the Sephardic Holocaust experience led to personal discoveries--and to planning a ground-breaking conference at UW.
Hannah Arendt

Arendt, Eichmann, and Evil Revisited in New Film

The complex life of the woman behind one of modern philosophy's most infamous phrases.
Ravensbruck Holocaust museum image

Holocaust, History & Memory

JSIS B 269 / HIST 269
TTH 1:30-3:20pm
Devin Naar
Steven & Students - full sized

Borderland Jews in Seattle

Young leaders of Seattle's Jewish community debate new demographic trends at Cohen learn-in.

Bloodlands Lecture 5/23

SJSP is co-sponsoring this lecture by award-winning historian Timothy Snyder.

The Métropole & the Mosque: Free Men at SJFF

Did the Grand Paris Mosque save French Jews during World War II?
Yad Vashem

What is Israel’s Narrative?

If Yad Vashem tells the story of Israel, where does the Sephardic Jew fit in the story?
Barbed Wire

SISJE 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust

We will begin by asking ourselves how one bears witness to the unspeakable, how one captures a history that is too horrible to return to? But we will also turn a critical eye to how Hollywood in particular has exploited the dimensions of this trauma