Makena Mezistrano reflects on the sixth annual Ladino Day celebration.
Molly FitzMorris on this year's Sephardic "summer university" in Paris, and why today's Ladino speakers can say "aki estamos" ("we are here").
Opportunity Grant winner Mohamed Elias explains why he chose to study Yiddish, and what he discovered when he did.
Opportunity Grant winner Kendra Berry explains how studying language builds empathy — especially in places where nationalistic narratives dominate.
François Azar, a leader of the French Sephardic revival, on writing his own Ladino folktales, censorship, and why he is confident about the future.
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.
Novelist Dara Horn spoke with Denise Grollmus about her relationship with Hebrew, a language with "emotional and cosmic significance."
Molly FitzMorris, a UW Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow, studies the Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) of two distinct speech communities: Seattle and Buenos Aires.