In Seattle, Jews from the former Ottoman Empire learned to embrace an American tradition.
Terrified by an unstable world, Sephardic scholar Albert Adatto turned to his native language to call for peace.
Follow the journey of Rabbi Israel's poetic translations of Sephardic liturgy into the twenty-first century.
Explore the Sephardic custom of chanting Pirke Avot during the Omer period leading up to Shavuot.
Many Sephardic Jews sing Had Gadya in Ladino at their Passover seders, but some claim the song was never part of Sephardic rituals.
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.
Watch the Seattle Times' video about the UW Sephardic Studies Program.