Connecting Community to Famous Hebrew Writers

Naomi Sokoloff is introducing audiences to major Hebrew authors in a new Stroum Center series of film screenings. First up: national poet H.N. Bialik.

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Flavor of Rhodes: Paradise Lost, Recipe Saved

The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.

Ashley Bobman, star Sephardic Studies student, wins President’s Medal

Mashala (congratulations) to Ashley Bobman!

By | February 18th, 2015|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Thinking Forward with Jewish Studies: Devin Naar

How the Sephardic Studies Program at the UW has grown, and what's ahead for this exciting academic venture.

Taryn Harris links to Seattle’s Sephardic history

Junior Taryn Harris is making history: she just published an article about Seattle's Sephardic community for

By | April 29th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Jewish History Goes Digital

Noam Pianko's new course helps students access Seattle's past and showcase it through multi-media exhibits online.

Ty Alhadeff joins expanding Sephardic Studies Program

Alhadeff, a Seattle native & UW alum, will coordinate research and community outreach.

By | November 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

An Evening of Everything Ladino on Dec. 5th

Sephardic Studies and Jewish Studies are hosting Seattle's special celebration of Ladino language and culture.