About Lauren Kurland

Lauren Kurland is the Director of Student Engagement at the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. She received ordination and a Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Lauren has served as associate director for educational resources at American Jewish World Service and has written curriculum for supplementary schools through the Davidson School of Education. She and her family are delighted to reside in Seattle, where they are every day reminded of the natural beauty of this magnificent world.

Explore Jewish Studies, Sephardic Studies and Israel Studies with UW Study Abroad!

Undergrads looking to take coursework abroad in Jewish Studies, Sephardic Studies, Israel Studies, or related languages can find many pre-approved study abroad options through UW Study Abroad.

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Summer and Autumn 2016 Opportunity Grant Winners Heading to Turkey, Australia, Lithuania, and Israel

This summer, UW students will have in-depth academic experiences near and far, thanks to Opportunity Grants from the Stroum Center.

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , |1 Comment

A More Flexible Jewish Studies Major for Today’s UW Undergrads

The Stroum Center is proud to announce updated guidelines for the Jewish Studies major and minor at UW.

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Introducing the New Stroum Center Interns!

Our interns are taking the non-profit academic world by storm! Meet Doria, Molly, and Angela.

By | November 19th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Don’t miss Arab Labor writer Sayed Kashua in October

A lecture and student events will showcase ground-breaking Palestinian writer

By | September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

UW Jewish Studies students take Hebrew seriously!

Summertime intensive Hebrew courses help students leap into the next level of language knowledge.

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Students join Dr. Ruth Behar to talk about anthropology & making connections

Ruth Behar, this year's Stroum Lecturer at the UW, spoke with a diverse group of students about making authentic connections through anthropology.

By | June 1st, 2015|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Senior Dawn Yang shares her enthusiasm for Jewish Studies

UW senior Dawn (Hui) Yang is a Jewish Studies major and is helping other Chinese students find out about the academic opportunities offered by the Stroum Center.

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: |0 Comments