Pianko’s “Jewish Peoplehood” Wins Book Prize

Cover of Noam Pianko's book, "Jewish Peoplehood" The Stroum Center is proud to announce that Jewish Peoplehood: An American Innovation (Key Words in Jewish Studies), written by Noam Pianko, Professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, recently won The Saul Viener Book Prize from the

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Meet Our Summer/Autumn 2017 Opportunity Grant Winners!

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington is delighted to announce the winners of our Summer 2017 and Autumn 2017 Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Opportunity Grants. For undergraduate students, the primary goal of the Opportunity Grants is to support undergraduate engagement with Jewish Studies through UW-approved study abroad experiences and accredited

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Welcome Constanze Kolbe, the Stroum Center’s 2017-2018 Hazel D. Cole Fellow

Welcome Constanze Kolbe, the Stroum Center's 2017-2018 Hazel D. Cole Fellow.

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|0 Comments

Welcoming New Faculty: Liora Halperin and Sasha Senderovich

The Stroum Center is proud to announce the hire of Profs. Halperin and Senderovich to the Jewish Studies Faculty at the University of Washington.

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Get Ready to Get JEW ST!

Beginning in Autumn 2017, the prefix for Jewish Studies courses will change from JSIS C to JEW ST to make Jewish Studies courses more visible and easily searchable in the UW Time Schedule and MyPlan. Jewish Studies proudly continues to be a program of the Jackson School of International Studies and will continue to offer

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Statement on Executive Orders Concerning Immigration and Refugees

We express our fervent opposition to recent executive orders which seek to deny refugees entry into the United States and halt immigration from seven countries inhabited primarily by Muslims.

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Announcing the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads

Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.

A Book Lover’s Tour of Judaica Libraries in Los Angeles

Scholar, translator, and librarian Emily Thompson visited Judaica libraries in LA to learn more about their collections and operations.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: News, Personal History, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , |1 Comment