Seattle Times Video Features Sephardic Community and Ladino Treasures

A Sephardic Studies Cover Story!

The Seattle Times featured UW Sephardic Studies in two front-page stories during August 2015. Here, you can view the Seattle Times video by Bettina Hansen and Corinne Chin that accompanied these articles. The video is entitled, “History of Seattle’s Vibrant Sephardic Community Emerges in Old Ladino Texts.”

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By |2017-09-04T22:41:41+00:00October 13th, 2015|Categories: Digital Sephardic Treasures, News, Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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Dr. Hannah Pressman writes about modern Jewish culture, religion, and identity. A lifelong lover of languages and literatures, she earned her Ph.D. in modern Hebrew literature from New York University. She is co-editor of Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture (2012). Her writing has appeared in Tablet, the Forward, Lilith, eSefarad, and My Jewish Learning. Dr. Pressman is the former Communications Director and Graduate Fellowship Coordinator at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. She is currently at work on a memoir about her Sephardic family history, connected to explorations of contemporary American Jewish identity.

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