Activists are raising awareness of the tragic kidnapping of thousands of Mizrahi Jewish babies in the 1950s through continued action and savvy social media organizing, writes Grad Fellow Vincent Calvetti-Wolf.
“Can we discuss Turkey-Israel relations without mentioning this crisis?”: Interviewing foreign policy makers during a crisis
Talking about sensitive issues during a diplomatic crisis is hard but possible, Graduate Fellow Berkay Gulen found, while interviewing Israeli policy-makers during the tense spring of 2017.
How a shared history of persecution brought two communities (back) together: Kurdish-Jewish cooperation in Germany
Opportunity Grant winner Pinar Ulumaskan traces the re-emergence of a historic connection between Kurds and Jews in Germany.
Molly FitzMorris on this year's Sephardic "summer university" in Paris, and why today's Ladino speakers can say "aki estamos" ("we are here").
Articles by Stroum Center students and faculty on Sephardic culture, Israel, Hebrew language and literature, and more from the 2017-18 academic year.
Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie explains how two language activists approached the unlikely task of bringing ancient Hebrew and pre-Islamic Persian back into use.
Shem Tov de Carrión's "moral proverbs" about human nature and right rulership are surprisingly relevant today, Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills writes.
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.