François Azar, a leader of the French Sephardic revival, on writing his own Ladino folktales, censorship, and why he is confident about the future.
How scholar Adam Rovner's move from Israel to Indiana deepened his appreciation of Hebrew, thanks to one of Israel's most classic authors.
Shem Tov de Carrión's "moral proverbs" about human nature and right rulership are surprisingly relevant today, Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills writes.
Novelist Gary Shteyngart's Soviet-inflected humor is more relevant than ever in Trump's America.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Riskind, a composer, noticed a unique pattern in both the Sephardic and Ashkenazi music she works with.
Grad Fellow Pablo Maldonado explains how, following their forced migration in the 1950s, Israel's Middle Eastern Jewish community is reconnecting with its heritage through music.
Professor Rachel B. Gross tracks popular narratives around American Jewish cuisine--and deli food's recent resuscitation.
What can literary scholars working in the field of Jewish Studies teach us about how to survive (and resist) the Trump Era? A lot, it seems.
In the Age of Trump, humanities scholars' role beyond the ivory tower is more important than ever.