Shirin Lotfi, UW Class of 2015, works to improve ties between Jordan and Israel through her work at the Center for Israel Studies-Amman.
Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.
Prof. Naomi Sokoloff has edited a new collection of essays on David Grossman's masterful novel.
How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.
The Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies will support a world-class scholar at the University of Washington as well as public programming.
Sarah Benor loved hearing the mix of Hebrew and English at childhood summer camp. Now a prize-winning sociolinguist, she reflects on how Hebrew impacts her American Jewish identity.
It's not that American Jews can't learn Hebrew-they actively won't. Michael Weingrad argues that the psychological history of immigration is the reason why.
For Adam Rovner, teaching "Yad Vashem," a Hebrew story by Aharon Megged published in 1955, the challenges start with the name itself.