Ladino letters written and dictated by women between Rhodes and Seattle offer a rare insight into the concerns and aspirations of Sephardic women in the early twentieth century.
This year, pianist Renan Koen will lead Seattle’s Sephardic Holocaust memorial from Istanbul’s historic Italian synagogue
Pianist Renan Koen on her family history, her career, and what drew her to music composed during the Holocaust.
From Rhodes to Racine: Why a Sephardic Teenager in 20th-Century Paris Was Reading the Tragedy Esther
What can a quote from Racine's play Esther tell us about what it was like to be a young Jewish woman in 20th century France?
Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.
The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.
View the full program of Seattle's third annual International Ladino Day community celebration, as well as selected clips.
The story of Joe Souriano, a Seattle Sephardic printer, and the postcards he received from all over the world.
Prayers and poems written in Ladino, the Judeo-Spanish language of Sephardic Jews, give a window onto the annual Jewish holiday of Tisha Be-Av.