“The Jews are Coming” offers Hebrew satire of Jewish history

Wendy Zierler of Hebrew Union College digs into the Israeli tv hit "The Jews are Coming," which offers Hebrew satire of Jewish history.

Meet Anat Mooreville, this year’s Cole Fellow in Jewish Studies

Learn about the celebrity eye doctor in Jerusalem who sparked Anat Mooreville's research on global health.

Stroum Center Launches “Israel Studies Today” Lecture Series

Find out about new research directions in the growing field of Israel Studies. First lecture is Jan. 25th!

By | February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Israel in Jewish American Literature

How have Jewish American writers portrayed Israel? Naomi Sokoloff presents an overview in "The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature"

Hebrew Letters that Dance

A whimsical poster of the Hebrew alphabet bears memories as well as some deep-seated ideology about Jewish languages.

The Hebrew Attitude of ‘Nevertheless’

Nancy Berg takes on the almost-untranslatable Hebrew word 'davka' and other expressions of contrariness.

Jesse Lamp Wins FLAS Award for Hebrew

Congratulations to UW MA student Jesse Lamp, on receiving a prestigious FLAS award for his Hebrew studies.

By | November 6th, 2015|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Naomi Sokoloff's Blog, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Don’t miss Arab Labor writer Sayed Kashua in October

A lecture and student events will showcase ground-breaking Palestinian writer

By | September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments