Learning Ladino–Then and Now

History student Sarah Zaides surveys a unique group of silabarios, or small grammar books that taught children how to read and write in Ladino.

Senior Dawn Yang shares her enthusiasm for Jewish Studies

UW senior Dawn (Hui) Yang is a Jewish Studies major and is helping other Chinese students find out about the academic opportunities offered by the Stroum Center.

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What I Learned at Ladino Day

UW junior Lainie Ferguson reflects on the experience of attending International Ladino Day at the UW.

Radioactive Politics in Jordan

Shirin Lotfi reports on the state of Jordan's nuclear energy program after spending fall quarter in Amman on a Jewish Studies Travel Grant.

Rethinking the American Jewish Immigration Narrative

Sandra Barnes reflects on how her family's history differs from popular and scholarly representations of Jewish immigration to America.

Finding Golems and Traces of Jewish Life in Prague

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

Found in translation: Ladino poem about Spanish exile

This fascinating historical poem is one of many Ladino works by Sephardic cultural activist Albert D. Levy (1896-1963).