Born in Hungary, Rabbi Isidore Kahan was one of the best-educated rabbis of his time. Follow his refugee journey from Rhodes to Rome and finally, Seattle.
Tales of Judith and the Megillah of Antiochus are part of lesser-known Hanukkah lore preserved in Sephardic Ladino texts.
Sephardic language & culture on display!
Find out about the "Im Afes," a moving Ladino poem about the binding of Isaac, traditionally read at the Jewish New Year.
The story of Joe Souriano, a Seattle Sephardic printer, and the postcards he received from all over the world.
Explore Sephardic texts, prayers, and traditions for Shavuot, with archival images from the UW Sephardic Studies Digital Library & Museum.
The UW Sephardic Studies Digital Library is now a national leader in Ladino text preservation. Find out how it all started and what's next.
Sesame candy and drinking ditties are part of Sephardic Purim celebrations. Ty Alhadeff shares forgotten song lyrics and customs.