The new graphic novel, We Are Not Strangers, is a story about the relationship of a Japanese American family and a Sephardic Jewish family leading up to and after WWII.
The book’s author, Josh Tuininga, Densho Founder, Tom Ikeda and Dr. Devin Naar, University of Washington, Associate Professor of History & Jewish Studies will speak about the parallels and relationships between these communities on Monday, October 23rd at Third Place Books.
Dr. Devin Naar speaks about the characteristic culture of the Sephardic Jewish group, largely from Mediterranean regions in the Jewish diaspora , in comparison to the Ashkenazi Jewish groups from Central and Eastern Europe.
Producers: Lucy Braginski and Yuko Kodama
Photo: Naar standing beside fragments from the Jewish cemetery of Salonica built into the old city walls (2014) | Photo by Argilo Mitilinou
The Bellevue College Library partners up with KBCS for these regular book notes. (more…)
The King County Library System works to make materials accessible to more people by taking books to them. KBCS’s Jim Cantu goes to one of King County Library’s regular mobile service events.
Meet the owner of a Estelita’s Library, Edwin Lando. The new community library opened it’s doors near the Beacon Hill Light Rail Station. Jim Cantú spoke with its owner, Edwin Lando, about what Estelita’s Library is. This is an excerpt of a KVRU interview