“Can we discuss Turkey-Israel relations without mentioning this crisis?”: Interviewing foreign policy makers during a crisis

Talking about sensitive issues during a diplomatic crisis is hard but possible, Graduate Fellow Berkay Gülen found, while interviewing Israeli policy-makers during the tense spring of 2017.

“Where is the house and where is the street?” Finding Hebrew in the big city

Wendy Zierler shares the story of how she learned Hebrew at day school — after her parents traded small-town success for the Jewish community of a big city.

How to revive an ancient language, according to 19th-century Hebrew and Persian revivalists

Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie explains how two language activists approached the unlikely task of bringing ancient Hebrew and pre-Islamic Persian back into use.