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Does Hebrew have a Future in the Arab World?

UW alum Shirin Lotfi was behind the scenes at a ground-breaking workshop for professors who teach Hebrew in the Arab world.

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Teaching the Politics of Migration

This year's Jacobovitz Fellow, Oded Oron, studies the experiences of migrants in Israel and Washington state.

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , |0 Comments

Is toleration possible in a liberal society?

In Michael Rosenthal's view, modern liberal society both benefits and is challenged by the ideal of toleration promoted by Baruch Spinoza.

By | January 5th, 2017|Categories: Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Importance of Welcoming Refugees

What years of interviewing Bosnian War refugees taught Professor Kathie Friedman, a sociologist in the Jackson School at the University of Washington.

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Global Judaism, Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Finding a Foreign Policy Niche between Israel and Jordan

Shirin Lotfi, UW Class of 2015, works to improve ties between Jordan and Israel through her work at the Center for Israel Studies-Amman.

By | December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Featured, Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Spotlight on Students: Shawn Laramie ’16

Shawn Laramie '16 took Introduction to Judaism at UW as a way to explore his heritage, and found connection in many other ways.

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Paula Hyman: Gender & Assimilation

Professor Paula E. Hyman of Yale University discusses issues of gender and sexuality in modern Jewish history in the 1992 Stroum Lecture lecture series.

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: Stroum Lectures|0 Comments

Jonathan Sarna: Revivals & Awakenings in American Judaism

Professor Jonathan Sarna of Brandeis University discusses "Revivals and Awakenings in American Judaism" in the 2011 Stroum Lectures series.

By | November 6th, 2016|Categories: Stroum Lectures|0 Comments