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.
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 Sam Gordon argues that Israel's education-based approach to foreign aid is uniquely well-suited to the demands of the 21st century.
Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills shows how all-too-familiar patterns of discrimination and exclusion affected Sephardic Jews in the Middle Ages.
A course in "Israel and the Environment" at Tel Aviv University opened UW student Sara Podwall's eyes to how Israel's terrain, plants and animal teach about its history.
Student Tess Seltzer reflects on what she learned about resilience in Israel after volunteering at a Tel Aviv hospital and with Magen David Adom, the Israeli Red Cross.