As part of Dawg Daze 2023, the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and the Black Heritage Society have partnered to take students on a walking tour of the historic Central District.
Building a Sephardic Seattle community archive: Using many types of materials to preserve community history
Graduate fellow Lili Brown explains how community archives — community-centered archives that preserve all kinds of documents and materials — help researchers to construct richer pictures of the past, and how this approach is helping to preserve Seattle Sephardic history.
Seattle Sephardic community members, University of Washington students and alumni reflect on Hazzan Isaac Azose
To inaugurate the Azose Fund for Community Engagement, students, scholars, and community members reflect on Hazzan Isaac Azose's contributions to the preservation of Sephardic culture and the Ladino language in Seattle and beyond.
Using census data from the early 20th century, grad fellow Oya Rose Aktaş sketches a portrait Seattle's very first residents from the Ottoman Empire, from 1890-1910.
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.
Joel Benoliel explains why he supports the Sephardic Studies Program's work to "enhance and preserve Sephardic culture as unique and important."
Naomi Sokoloff is introducing audiences to major Hebrew authors in a new Stroum Center series of film screenings. First up: national poet H.N. Bialik.