The Dying Dead Sea: Beauty and the Underbelly

In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.

Podcast: Migrants’ Mobilization for Rights & Recognition in Israel

Doctoral student Oded Oron discusses the plight of African migrants in the state of Israel.

The Solo–and Collaborative–Process of Writing a Dissertation

Esra Bakkalbasioglu, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, argues that sharing ideas with colleagues is key when writing a dissertation.

Are You a Foreigner? The Power of a Name

Berkay Gulen, a Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on the power of one's name in a review of Rita Ender's "To Live on With One's Name"

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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.

Call for Applications: 2017-2018 Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowship

Graduate students from all UW departments are welcome to apply for this opportunity to receive mentorship and professional development.

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Teaching the Politics of Migration

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

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Is It Time to Reconsider Marlowe’s and Shakespeare’s Jews?

New theories about Shakespeare's collaborative authorship could shed light on his portrayal of Jewish characters.