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.
Maureen Jackson investigates Turkish music in Sephardic Seattle with artifacts, audio, and more.
Ty Alhadeff takes a look back at the 4th annual International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington.
In Seattle, Jews from the former Ottoman Empire learned to embrace an American tradition.
Non-Muslims were accepted in the Ottoman Empire, but the tolerance policy for Jews had limits. Devin E. Naar suggests why tolerance is a double-edged idea.