Hannah S. Pressman describes her journey learning soletreo, and how it can help scholars and family historians alike access their Sephardic pasts.
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.
Announcing the Hazzan Isaac Azose Fund for Community Engagement in Sephardic Studies at the University of Washington
In partnership with community leaders and local institutions, the Sephardic Studies Program is proud to announce the Hazzan Isaac Azose Fund for Public Engagement in Sephardic Studies at the University of Washington.
Senior and history major Frances Johnson is the recipient of the Stroum Center's 2021 Outstanding Student in Jewish Studies award.
Graduate fellow Ben Lee explains how machine learning can help historians to learn from the photographs, illustrations and advertisements found in Ladino-language newspapers.
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.
How do you teach a computer to read an endangered language -- and a language that many people don't even know exists? While machine learning technology has enabled us to read and research texts online in many languages, there's one language that our computers and smartphones have yet to learn: Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic Jews.
Student Abby Massarano explains why changing her name was an important step in connecting with her Sephardic heritage.