About Naomi Sokoloff

Professor Naomi Sokoloff's research interests cover a range of modern Jewish writing, with a special focus on the representation of childhood in narrative, on Holocaust studies, and on feminist criticism. Visit Professor Sokoloff's blog on Hebrew language and culture to learn more about the modern Hebrew language, Israeli culture, and the Modern Hebrew program at the University of Washington.   Professor Sokoloff's publications include Imagining the Child in Modern Jewish Fiction (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992) and a number of edited volumes, including Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature (The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1992) and Traditions and Transitions in Israel Studies: Books on Israel, Vol. VI (SUNY Press , 2002). She has served on the editorial boards of Prooftexts, Shofar, and Hebrew Studies. Her most recent book is Boundaries of Jewish Identity, edited with Susan A. Glenn (UW Press, 2010).

What’s in a (Hebrew) Name?

Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.

See Under: Love — Thirty Years Later

Prof. Naomi Sokoloff has edited a new collection of essays on David Grossman's masterful novel.

Israel in Jewish American Literature

How have Jewish American writers portrayed Israel? Naomi Sokoloff presents an overview in "The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature"

Jesse Lamp Wins FLAS Award for Hebrew

Congratulations to UW MA student Jesse Lamp, on receiving a prestigious FLAS award for his Hebrew studies.

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Hebrew on Your Mind?

How does the brain store and access Hebrew vocabulary? UW doctoral student Marina Oganyan discusses the role of Hebrew roots.

What Can American Sign Language Teach Us about the Shema?

How do the words "Hear, O Israel" resonate for the deaf?

UW Hebrew Students Reach New Heights with FLAS Awards

Find out which UW Hebrew students have excelled in their studies thanks to FLAS awards. Applications for next year will be available soon!

Where to Watch Films in Hebrew

Discover on-line sources, video store collections, and library collections accessible to viewers in Seattle.

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