Seattle Sephardic community members, University of Washington students and alumni reflect on Hazzan Isaac Azose

To inaugurate the Azose Fund for Community Engagement, students, scholars, and community members reflect on Hazzan Isaac Azose's contributions to the preservation of Sephardic culture and the Ladino language in Seattle and beyond.

Reproduction in the 19th-century Ottoman Empire: The story of the “bloodstained” Jewish midwives

Concern over a shrinking population led Ottoman authorities to undermine reproductive autonomy in the 19th century, writes grad fellow Büşra Demirkol, starting with outlawing abortion and exiling two "bloody" Jewish midwives.

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