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.
Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.
With its members hailing from Berlin and Tel Aviv, Baladino is a Mediterranean folk band that offers fresh, yet deeply authentic interpretations of Sephardic and
Two exciting October events offer windows onto contemporary identity.
Hatikva 6 is an Israeli reggae band inspired by Bob Marley, but with Hebrew lyrics relating to Israeli life. Post by UW Hebrew student Gaby Natelson.
Listen to Grad Fellow Denise Grollmus’s podcast on Jewish life in Poland, recently nominated for a prestigious UK award.
Sephardic ballads called romansas hold valuable medieval Spanish history. Rina Benmayor recorded these songs in the 1970s and will speak at UW on April 24th.
Maureen Jackson reveals how she found her way to Turkish-Jewish music and why she's bringing a taste of Istanbul to Seattle.