Canan Bolel, an Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on how being from Izmir, Turkey, and learning Hebrew have both affected her identity.
Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.
Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.
The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.
Non-Muslims were accepted in the Ottoman Empire, but the tolerance policy for Jews had limits. Devin E. Naar suggests why tolerance is a double-edged idea.
Pocket-sized reviews of three new Sephardic Studies books that are connected by the theme of citizenship and identity in America and around the globe.
Claire Barkey's Ladino letters traveled from Rhodes to Seattle in the 1930s--and ended up saving her family's life.
History student Sarah Zaides surveys a unique group of silabarios, or small grammar books that taught children how to read and write in Ladino.