Using artifacts from the Sephardic Studies Digital Collection and other archives, Dr. Maureen Jackson investigates Turkish music as enjoyed by Seattle Sepharadim.
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.
In this summer’s Ladino class, students translate historic Sephardic songs into English for the first time
Read a Ladino song in three formats: the original Ladino, a transliteration, and a translation, developed by students in the summer 2020 Ladino Language and Culture course.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Riskind, a composer, noticed a unique pattern in both the Sephardic and Ashkenazi music she works with.
Dr. Rina Benmayor is an expert in oral history at Cal State Monterrey Bay. In 1973, Rina Benmayor came to Seattle to
"Mixing Musics: The Sacred Songs of Istanbul Jews" 40th Anniversary Celebration of Jewish Music with Dr. Maureen Jackson (Cole Fellow '08-'09) and visiting artist Dr.
Starting in ancient Spain and winding through Sarajevo, Salonica and Jerusalem, the award winning Guy Mendilow Ensemble breathes new life into centuries-old Sephardi songs.