Alhadeff, a Seattle native & UW alum, will coordinate research and community outreach.
The Stroum Center will join the other academic centers housed in the Jackson School. The new Sephardic Studies Program will be part of this exciting expansion.
Tuesday night's exhibit opening, "Turkey's Jews Revisited," was the second event in a strong lineup for Sephardic Studies programming this year.
How (and why) do languages mark Jewish identity? Hannah Pressman's piece was inspired by Prof. David Bunis' recent talk.
The twist of fate that led UW sophomore Ashley Bobman to a treasure trove of Ladino notebooks - written by her own great-grandfather.
Find out how Devin Naar started to develop his ground-breaking Ladino library, and what's in store next for Sephardic Studies at UW.
How Sarah Aroeste made the idea of "Ladino rock band" a reality: a report from the first New Voices event.
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Devin Naar's new blog series sheds light on rare Ladino artifacts found here in Seattle.
Prof. Naar chats about rescuing Ladino treasures with Brandi Kruse of 97.3 KIRO FM.
Sephardic Studies at UW is making headlines around the world.
Devin Naar's impressive first year at UW has earned him a spot on JTNews "10 under 40" list.
Teaching specialties in modern European Jewish History and Sephardic Jewry.
Explore various expressions of Jewish culture including biblical, Hellenistic, Judeo-Arabic, Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Eastern European, American and Israeli. As we analyze Jewish culture across time and space, we will discuss how Jews both adopted the cultural assumptions of their neighbors and adapted these traditions to preserve a distinct identity.
Listen to Prof. Devin Naar's Inaugural Lecture, "Between the OttomanEmpire and the Greek Nation State--The Jews of Salonica"