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: , , , , , , |

Dr. Ruth Behar to give Stroum Lectures on Cuba, Seattle, and Dreaming of Sefarad

Dr. Ruth Behar, a Cuban-born anthropologist, will discuss themes of exile, loss, and contemporary Sephardic identity at the May 18 & 20 Stroum Lectures.

By |March 15th, 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: |

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: , , , |