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UW Sephardic document appears in new PBS film The Jewish Journey: America

Sephardic history featured in documentary about American Jewish immigration.

By |March 1st, 2015|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , |

Ashley Bobman, star Sephardic Studies student, wins President’s Medal

Mashala (congratulations) to Ashley Bobman!

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , , |

Holocaust hero is subject of UW library exhibit cosponsored by Stroum Center

The Stroum Center is a cosponsor of the UW Library's new exhibit about Holocaust hero Jan Karski, on display until March 15th.

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |

Ruth Behar on Obama’s Cuba Decision

Ruth Behar was born into the tight-knit Cuban Jewish community. Read her poignant reflection on the historic decision to normalize American ties with Cuba.

By |December 18th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Watch Joel Migdal on Russian News Show

Migdal discusses his new book, Shifting Sands, and modern U.S. foreign policy on "Worlds Apart."

By |December 2nd, 2014|Categories: News, Video|Tags: , |

Tablet Magazine: Try Sephardic Jewish Ham This Thanksgiving!

A recipe from Prof. Ana Gomez-Bravo’s Converso Cookbook is featured in Tablet Magazine as a tasty option for your Thanksgiving meal!

“Try Some Jewish Ham This Thanksgiving” (Nov. 24) suggests

By |November 25th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

UW Alum Hired as New Program Coordinator

The Stroum Center welcomes Rebecca Steelman, Class of 2014, onto our staff as Program Coordinator.

By |November 17th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pianko Part of National Debate on Intro to Judaism

Noam Pianko is one of three scholars debating how Intro to Judaism courses should be rethought in the 21st century.

By |November 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |