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Announcing the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads

Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.

The Adventures of Two Izmirlis with the Hebrew Language

Canan Bolel, an Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on how being from Izmir, Turkey, and learning Hebrew have both affected her identity.

Spinoza on the Divinity of Scripture

Does it matter if scripture is divine? Spinoza expert Steven Nadler weighs in on the philosopher's ideas about the Bible.

Should the Ban on Spinoza Be Lifted?

Is heresy still a meaningful concept in American Judaism? Daniel Schwartz argues that the discussions Spinoza inspires are more relevant than ever.

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Jewish History & Thought, Spinoza & Modern Jewish Philosophy|0 Comments

Expanding My Jewish Studies Horizons in Australia

Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Global Judaism, Personal History, Student Writing|Tags: |0 Comments

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

Professor Devin Naar’s new book “Jewish Salonica” wins a 2016 National Jewish Book Award | Tablet Magazine

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: Sephardic News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments