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"A vital contribution to Sephardic history, Devin Naar's book lovingly but objectively fills in the Greek Jewish story of the interwar period. Jewish Salonica speaks through the words of its subjects, drawing on a dazzling array of local Jewish sources and casting this understudied period in a wholly new and dynamic light."—Katherine Fleming, New York University, author of Greece: A Jewish History
Seattle is home to one of the most vibrant Sephardic Jewish communities in the country, and UW professor Devin Naar is working to keep its dying language, Ladino, alive. Video by Bettina Hansen & Corinne Chin
At the Center for Jewish History in New York, Dr. Devin Naar helps Lea Michele (Sarfati) research her Sephardic roots on the Season 8 Finale of the Emmy-nominated TV show, Who Do You Think You Are.