Grad Fellow Özgür Özkan walks through a new exhibit that remembers Çanakkale’s Sephardic veterans—and reaffirms its pluralistic identity.
Singer Yasmin Levy's fusion of traditional and modern Sephardic music drew a packed house for the fifth annual Ladino Day.
PhD student Berkay Gulen explores why the relationship between Turkey and Israel has soured in recent years and discusses how her research informs the conversation.
Opportunity Grant winner Anat Goldman reflects on the similarities and challenges of national moments of commemoration in Israel and Turkey.
Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner Ozgur Ozkan reflects on the ties between Çanakkale, Turkey, and Sephardic Seattle.
Esra Bakkalbasioglu, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, argues that sharing ideas with colleagues is key when writing a dissertation.
The art of the boreka told through the Ladino letters of Rachel Shemarya.
Claire Barkey's Ladino letters traveled from Rhodes to Seattle in the 1930s--and ended up saving her family's life.