During World War I, philosopher Hermann Cohen argued that Jews could be true and full citizens of the new German nation-state. Many of his contemporaries, including other Jews, disagreed. Professor Michael Rosenthal explains.
Tracing a Sephardic holiday dessert from the Sinai desert to the shores of Seattle.
What years of interviewing Bosnian War refugees taught Professor Kathie Friedman, a sociologist in the Jackson School at the University of Washington.
The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.
Halle Friedland, winner of a Jewish Studies Opportunity Grant, spent last winter in Hungary.
Explore the Sephardic custom of chanting Pirke Avot during the Omer period leading up to Shavuot.
Sarah Benor loved hearing the mix of Hebrew and English at childhood summer camp. Now a prize-winning sociolinguist, she reflects on how Hebrew impacts her American Jewish identity.
Many Sephardic Jews sing Had Gadya in Ladino at their Passover seders, but some claim the song was never part of Sephardic rituals.