The Métropole & the Mosque: Free Men at SJFF

Did the Grand Paris Mosque save French Jews during World War II?

By | April 11th, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Russian, Jewish, Yiddish: New Literary History

News about Professor Barbara Henry's first book, Rewriting Russia: Jacob Gordin’s Yiddish Drama.

By | April 2nd, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: |0 Comments

Playwright Visits UW

The eminent Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol will be the Schusterman Visiting Artist at the University of Washington during Spring Quarter 2012.

By | April 2nd, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , |1 Comment

“My Sweet Canary”: A Musical Journey Through Anatolia

Roza Eskenazi's soulful music, while based in Asia Minor, transcends national boundaries.

By | March 28th, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When Kasha Became Cool

Reinvented knishes, bacon-wrapped matzoh balls - what else will the New Jewish Foodies concoct? Lara Rabinovitch investigates.

By | March 2nd, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Bagel for Your Troubles

Food is deeply ingrained in Jewish culture because it reminds us of our own survival. Hannah Pressman asks whether our love of bagels can lead to positive change in the world.

By | February 10th, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture, Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment