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.
Graduate Fellow Rob Keener explains that concepts and real-world connections are key to teaching history well.
Projects like Camp Harmony and the Hand in Hand School in Israel show both the promises and difficulties of teaching for peace.
Graduate Fellow Sam Gordon explains how, in a shifting world order, Israel both is and isn't making a strategic "pivot to Asia."
Grad Fellow Özgür Özkan walks through a new exhibit that remembers Çanakkale’s Sephardic veterans—and reaffirms its pluralistic identity.
Grad Fellow Pablo Maldonado explains how, following their forced migration in the 1950s, Israel's Middle Eastern Jewish community is reconnecting with its heritage through music.