Stroum Centerfor Jewish Studies
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As a premiere hub for Jewish Studies, the Stroum Center features an internationally recognized Sephardic Studies Program, a growing Israel Studies Program, and a vibrant undergraduate and graduate community.
Thursday, May 11, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Sunday, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
May 17th, 2017|0 Comments
Professor Tracy Matysik traces philosophers' early critiques of capitalism and its breakneck pace, and finds a surprising remedy in Spinoza's ideas about God.
May 11th, 2017|0 Comments
Professor Benjamin Pollock brings together multiple philosophers' perspectives on love and the Divine to argue that our ideas about "true love" are deeply entwined with our sense of God and ourselves.
May 1st, 2017|0 Comments
Visiting Bethlehem on Christmas, Stroum Center Graduate Fellow Emily Gade discovers some interesting cultural commingling.
May 1st, 2017|1 Comment
Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner Ozgur Ozkan reflects on the ties between Çanakkale, Turkey, and Sephardic Seattle.
April 26th, 2017|0 Comments
Professor Yitzhak Melamed argues that the German Jewish Enlightenment movement, the Haskalah, was motivated by a profound sense of shame.
April 20th, 2017|0 Comments
2017 Stroum Lecturer Jonathan Israel explores how Enlightenment thinkers both fueled anti-Semitism and created greater space for Jewish people in society.
Announcing the Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies
World-renowned for the study of Sephardic culture and history, the Sephardic Studies Program features a growing online library and museum, undergraduate and graduate courses, public programs like Ladino Day, and academic conferences.
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Convening students from departments across campus to learn about Jewish Studies and public scholarship.
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