Exploring Ladino’s past, present, and future at the ucLADINO Symposium

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.

How Iraqi Jews are reclaiming their cultural legacy in Israel

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.

What the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula can teach us about political power & minority status

Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills shows how all-too-familiar patterns of discrimination and exclusion affected Sephardic Jews in the Middle Ages.