Rare Ladino books shine light on Sephardic traditions for marking Tisha Be-av.
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.
Listen to Grad Fellow Denise Grollmus’s podcast on Jewish life in Poland, recently nominated for a prestigious UK award.
Sarah Zdancewicz won a Jewish Studies travel grant to explore European Jewish culture last summer.
Denise Grollmus' discovery that her family had Jewish roots led her to study contemporary Jewish-Polish culture.
New interview with Michael Rosenthal on the controversial philosopher.
Vilna Ghetto partisan, Holocaust survivor, Yiddish poet in Israel: the life of Avrom Sutzkever, born 100 years ago.
Aron Rodrigue's lecture proposed a theory of Sephardic Holocaust commemoration. It also raised questions about the nature of memory.
How Devin Naar's global search for the Sephardic Holocaust experience led to personal discoveries--and to planning a ground-breaking conference at UW.
The complex life of the woman behind one of modern philosophy's most infamous phrases.
JSIS B 269 / HIST 269
Young leaders of Seattle's Jewish community debate new demographic trends at Cohen learn-in.
SJSP is co-sponsoring this lecture by award-winning historian Timothy Snyder.
Did the Grand Paris Mosque save French Jews during World War II?
If Yad Vashem tells the story of Israel, where does the Sephardic Jew fit in the story?
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