The Ladino language is a fusion of old and new. Graduate Fellow Molly FitzMorris reports back on a UCLA conference that explored just this idea.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Riskind, a composer, noticed a unique pattern in both the Sephardic and Ashkenazi music she works with.
Projects like Camp Harmony and the Hand in Hand School in Israel show both the promises and difficulties of teaching for peace.
Graduate Fellow Sam Gordon explains how, in a shifting world order, Israel both is and isn't making a strategic "pivot to Asia."
Grad Fellow Özgür Özkan walks through a new exhibit that remembers Çanakkale’s Sephardic veterans—and reaffirms its pluralistic identity.
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.
Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie's work with Hebrew illustrates how languages and cultures can be connected in surprising ways.
Graduate Fellow Sam Gordon argues that Israel's education-based approach to foreign aid is uniquely well-suited to the demands of the 21st century.