When a Jewish election committee officially appointed Haim Nahum as chief rabbi of the Ottoman Empire, it changed the way Ottoman Jews navigated citizenship, self-governance, and religious authority.
A collaborative oral history project between University of Washington graduate students and Seattle's Ladineros, a group of some of the last Ladino speakers in Seattle.
In late nineteenth-century Vienna, one Sephardic Jew battled for "authentic" Hebrew pronunciation -- in Ladino.
Using artifacts from the Sephardic Studies Digital Collection and other archives, Dr. Maureen Jackson investigates Turkish music as enjoyed by Seattle Sepharadim.
Why do library catalogs sometimes leave out important information about Ladino books, and why is it important to fill in these gaps?
Published in Istanbul from 1908 to 1931, the satirical Ladino newspaper El djugeton ("The Joker") made headlines in more ways than one.
In this summer’s Ladino class, students translate historic Sephardic songs into English for the first time
Read a Ladino song in three formats: the original Ladino, a transliteration, and a translation, developed by students in the summer 2020 Ladino Language and Culture course.
By Makena Mezistrano As its former inhabitants will tell you, my own grandparents included, there is no place like Thessaloniki — though my grandparents never