With Ladino lyrics drawn from the Sephardic Studies Digital Collection, UW Ph.D. student Ke Guo and Hazzan Isaac Azose preserve the Ottoman tune to "El Dyo Alto."
When a Jewish election committee officially appointed Haim Nahum as chief rabbi of the Ottoman Empire, it changed the way Ottoman Jews navigated citizenship, self-governance, and religious authority.
The 8th Annual Ladino Day at the University of Washington highlighted technological developments that have shaped Ladino over time. Featuring Rachel Amado Bortnick, Carlos Yebra López, and Devin E. Naar.
A collaborative oral history project between University of Washington graduate students and Seattle's Ladineros, a group of some of the last Ladino speakers in Seattle.
Newspapers capture the past and hold key to Ladino’s future, says UW computer science student Ben Lee.
Watch a recording from our fall virtual coffee hour where 2020-21 Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow Ben Lee shared his research that applies machine learning technology to Ladino newspapers.
Ladino letters written and dictated by women between Rhodes and Seattle offer a rare insight into the concerns and aspirations of Sephardic women in the early twentieth century.
In late nineteenth-century Vienna, one Sephardic Jew battled for "authentic" Hebrew pronunciation -- in Ladino.