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.
The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.
Mashala (congratulations) to Ashley Bobman!
How the Sephardic Studies Program at the UW has grown, and what's ahead for this exciting academic venture.