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.
Sasha Prevost, this year's Gorasht Scholar, studies the life of Persian-Jewish poet Sarmad Kashani.
Ariel Vardy describes his studies abroad in Romania and the Republic of Georgia.