Molly FitzMorris on this year's Sephardic "summer university" in Paris, and why today's Ladino speakers can say "aki estamos" ("we are here").
Opportunity Grant winner Mohamed Elias explains why he chose to study Yiddish, and what he discovered when he did.
Opportunity Grant winner Kendra Berry explains how studying language builds empathy — especially in places where nationalistic narratives dominate.
Opportunity Grant winner Alex Peterson explains why living in another country changed his mind about the importance of foreign language learning.
Articles by Stroum Center students and faculty on Sephardic culture, Israel, Hebrew language and literature, and more from the 2017-18 academic year.
Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie explains how two language activists approached the unlikely task of bringing ancient Hebrew and pre-Islamic Persian back into use.
The Ladino language is a fusion of old and new. Graduate Fellow Molly FitzMorris reports back on a UCLA conference that explored just this idea.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Riskind, a composer, noticed a unique pattern in both the Sephardic and Ashkenazi music she works with.