Benjamin Netanyahu was known for strengthening ties between Israel and Africa. Will Israel's new government follow the former prime minister's lead? Grad fellow Francis Abugbilla explains the situation.
Popular ideas about what it means to be a minority may change, but incidents of state-sanctioned violence remain eerily similar across millennia, explains Hazel D. Cole Fellow Brendan Goldman, a historian of the medieval Islamic world.
Graduate fellow Lili Brown explains how community archives — community-centered archives that preserve all kinds of documents and materials — help researchers to construct richer pictures of the past, and how this approach is helping to preserve Seattle Sephardic history.
Israel Studies Program
Promoting and encouraging the critical study of the histories, societies, cultures, and politics of the State of Israel
World-renowned for the study of Sephardic culture and history, the Sephardic Studies Program features a growing online library and museum, undergraduate and graduate courses, public programs like Ladino Day, and academic conferences.