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Senior Dawn Yang shares her enthusiasm for Jewish Studies

UW senior Dawn (Hui) Yang is a Jewish Studies major and is helping other Chinese students find out about the academic opportunities offered by the Stroum Center.

By |May 19th, 2015|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: |

By the Numbers: Building the Sephardic Studies Digital Library

The UW Sephardic Studies Digital Library is now a national leader in Ladino text preservation. Find out how it all started and what's next.

By |May 14th, 2015|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , , |

Prize winner Makena Owens on her Ladino prayerbook project

Makena Owens worked with Prof. Devin Naar to compare two Ladino prayerbooks printed in Vienna, Austria. Her research won a Stern College prize.

By |May 13th, 2015|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , , |

Intro to Judaism offers unique learning experience

Diverse content and a unique teaching style make this class hard to beat. Register for Autumn Quarter starting May 8th!

By |April 22nd, 2015|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , , |

Student leader Griffin Taylor wins Mary Gates Research Scholarship

Jewish Studies student leader Griffin Taylor has won the competitive Mary Gates Research Scholarship to support his honors project in hearing sciences.

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

May 1 Spring Research Symposium Features Graduate Fellows

Papers on Ladino, the bible, French novels, post-war East Germany, and Jewish animated short films will be presented on May 1.

By |March 19th, 2015|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Travel grants for undergrads – Apply by April 24th!

Explore Jewish culture around the world with the help of a Jewish Studies travel grant for summer or next academic year!

By |March 10th, 2015|Categories: News||

Alumni Interview: Haley Gustafson, Future Human Rights Lawyer

Haley Gustafson, UW class of 2014, explains how courses in Jewish Studies prepared her to study human rights law in Ireland.

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: News, Personal History|Tags: |