About Hannah Pressman

Dr. Hannah Pressman writes about modern Jewish culture, religion, and identity. A lifelong lover of languages and literatures, she earned her Ph.D. in modern Hebrew literature from New York University. She is co-editor of Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture (2012). Her writing has appeared in Tablet, the Jewish Daily Forward, Lilith, eSefarad.com, and MyJewishLearning.com. Dr. Pressman is the former Communications Director and Graduate Fellowship Coordinator at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.

Devin E. Naar’s “Jewish Salonica” Book Release

Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.

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Call for Applications: 2017-2018 Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowship

Graduate students from all UW departments are welcome to apply for this opportunity to receive mentorship and professional development.

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Read the 2016 Jewish Studies Impact Report

A vivid snapshot of the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies' many activities and accomplishments over the past year.

By | December 25th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Stroum Center Opportunity Grants

Substantial support for experiences abroad and language courses connected to Jewish Studies.

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |2 Comments

Is It Time to Reconsider Marlowe’s and Shakespeare’s Jews?

New theories about Shakespeare's collaborative authorship could shed light on his portrayal of Jewish characters.

Crossing the Bosphorus: A Sephardic Memoir in a 100-Year-Old French Notebook

Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.

UW Grad Creates Digital Museum Exhibit on a “Sephardic Lighthouse”

Ashley Bobman, UW Class of 2016, helped create an online exhibit about the Sephardic intellectual Albert D. Levy--her own great-grandfather.

Reading Roundup: New Titles in Sephardic Studies

Pocket-sized reviews of three new Sephardic Studies books that are connected by the theme of citizenship and identity in America and around the globe.