“Obedience” Exhibit in Berlin asks, Are you Abraham?

Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reviews a stunning new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Berlin.

The Hive at Work: Order and Disorder in Jewish Film

Jewish film represents the broader collective memory, writes PhD student Justin Shanitkvich, a former Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow.

Finding Chagall in Belarus

Galya Diment on the scene in Vitebsk, Marc Chagall's favorite town.

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An Ottoman Jew in Paris: The Story of Moïse de Camondo and His Museum

Musee Nissim de Camondo, an opulent mansion in Paris, is named in memory of a father and a son.

Jewish art can and should impact educational experiences.

Jewish art can be a powerful tool in the classroom. Tamar Benzikry-Stern uses Mierle Laderman Ukeles as a compelling case study.

Waltzing with History, Family, and Culture in Jewish Animated Films

Grad Fellow Justin Shanitkvich studies how art wrestles with modern Jewish identity.

How are Jews depicted in French literature?

Dive into the history of French Jews by exploring the literature of Balzac. New post by Grad Fellow Christina Sutton.

Yiddish, Ladino, and Assimilation in Seattle’s Jewish News

Catch the next performance of "Letters to the Editor" on Dec. 13th!

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