Aron Rodrigue's lecture proposed a theory of Sephardic Holocaust commemoration. It also raised questions about the nature of memory.
When hazzan Isaac Azose brought his Ladino repertoire to Carleton College, something magical happened. Read Dr. Maureen Jackson's special report.
Isaac Azose and his Ladino songs amazed the crowd at a Sephardic cultural symposium in Minnesota. A special report from Dr. Maureen Jackson, former Cole Fellow at UW and current Harry Starr Fellow at Harvard.
How Devin Naar's global search for the Sephardic Holocaust experience led to personal discoveries--and to planning a ground-breaking conference at UW.
Dr. Daniel K. Heller is an expert in Jewish youth movements in interwar Poland.
The complex life of the woman behind one of modern philosophy's most infamous phrases.
Her first Knesset speech became an internet sensation. Find out more about Dr. Ruth Calderon and her textual revolution.
We kick off a new column identifying and explaining Jewish objects.
An ancient practice is now the focus of intense debates. Prof. Michael Rosenthal explains why he decided to organize a panel discussion.
Shrines to Esther, Haman's ketubbah, outrageous groggers. Art expert Shalom Sabar dips into his treasure trove of Purim folklore.
Vivid depictions of the Purim story from around the world, curated by visiting Prof. Shalom Sabar.
Love the mame-loshn? Here's a special cross-post from the Jewish Book Council.
How Sarah Aroeste made the idea of "Ladino rock band" a reality: a report from the first New Voices event.
No latte required: Sarah Zaides reports on the stimulating takeaways from JewDub Talks.
JewDub Talks wowed its audience with brief lectures that gave deep insights.
Grad student Veronica Muskheli muses on museums and their role in Jewish cultural continuity.
Cathy Merchant's account of communicating with her Israeli family in Seattle. A special Hebrew post!
Seeing and understanding the experience of others just might be the most Jewish ethical obligation--and the most universal.
Saying thank you to Marty Jaffee, a beloved teacher who helped put our program on the map.
How grad student Veronica Muskheli found her way to the White Sea and Russian-Jewish ethnography.
Roll up your sleeves and dig into our profile of Prof. Sarah Stroup and the Tel Dor Field School.
Incorporating community service made an undergrad Jewish history course more meaningful.
The Golden Rule, reconsidered: insights from this year's Stroum Learn-in.
From kabobs to nighttime concerts, Sarah Zaides shares the best of her summer in Jlem.