François Azar, a leader of the French Sephardic revival, on writing his own Ladino folktales, censorship, and why he is confident about the future.
How does language connect children to their parents? Hannah Pressman reflects on learning Hebrew as a child and discovering her mother's ulpan notebook.
Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.
Pocket-sized reviews of three new Sephardic Studies books that are connected by the theme of citizenship and identity in America and around the globe.
The new class of Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows includes students in Political Science, English, and International Studies.
How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.
One of the deep pleasures of exploring the Bible with Aviya Kushner is finding the foreignness in a familiar text.
A whimsical poster of the Hebrew alphabet bears memories as well as some deep-seated ideology about Jewish languages.