“Is it possible that a Jew who doesn’t speak Jewish (Yiddish) and doesn’t look Jewish can nevertheless have a Jewish soul?”
The Benezra family's complex journey from the Ottoman Empire to Seattle is best illustrated through family artifacts.
Do you have letters, books, immigration documents, or other pieces of your family history? Please consider sharing them with the Sephardic Studies Program.
The circuitous travels of a Ladino schoolbook through Istanbul, Seattle, the East Coast and Missouri
Rare Ladino artifact returns to Seattle after two-year exhibition tour.
Sephardic Studies continues its work expanding understanding of the multiplicities of the Jewish experience, writes program director Devin Naar.
Three Years of the Sephardic Studies Program at a glance.
Professor Devin Naar explores Greek-Jewish identity through letters from the Holocaust and prayers from Salonica.