Martin Jaffee praises Ruth Calderon's knesset speech as a breath of fresh air--and a possible gamechanger in Israeli politics.
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Martin Jaffee praises a daring attempt to revitalize Zionism in the context of religious, cultural, and political pluralism.
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The annual gathering on May 29th will recognize what makes the Stroum program so special: our students, faculty, and community supporters.
Graduate student Anat Goldman questions the inclusivity of Israel’s Yesh Atid party and the meaning of Ruth Calderon’s Knesset speech.
Aron Rodrigue’s lecture proposed a theory of Sephardic Holocaust commemoration. It also raised questions about the nature of memory.
Unusual Jewish news from around the world. Up this week: Lag B’omer traditions and Bedouins in the IDF.
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.