Ladino letters written and dictated by women between Rhodes and Seattle offer a rare insight into the concerns and aspirations of Sephardic women in the early twentieth century.
The Stroum Center welcomes two new postdoctoral fellows specializing in medieval Jewish history, and human rights and military law in Israel.
A cache of letters and government documents, translated by visiting student Dimitris Mitsopolous, reveal the life and survival of Salonican-born Pepo Allalouf.
Incoming graduate fellows in Jewish Studies specialize in history, computer science, information science, art history, and music.
During our summer 2020 Ladino class, UW Ph.D. candidate Jorge Bayona discovered a surprising thread of international coverage in the Ladino press.
Stroum Center faculty reflect on Black Lives Matter as scholars, teachers, and individuals.
Joe Butwin, professor emeritus, remembers his friend and longtime colleague at the University of Washington, Edward Alexander.
How contributions from Christopher Columbus’ Sephardic astronomer illustrate complex legacies of exploration and conquest
You’ve probably heard of Christopher Columbus, but have you heard of the Sephardic astronomer who helped him chart his course across the seas?