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Tablet Magazine Shines Spotlight on UW Sephardic Studies

A new article by Emily K. Alhadeff features Prof. Devin Naar and Seattle's Ladino revival.
Apply Now! Hazel D. Cole Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Call for Applications: Hazel D. Cole Fellowship in Jewish Studies 2015-16

The fellowship may be used for dissertation research/writing or for post-doctoral studies in any field of Jewish Studies.

Taryn Harris links to Seattle’s Sephardic history

Junior Taryn Harris is making history: she just published an article about Seattle's Sephardic community for
Maureen Jackson is a scholar of ethnomusicology and Sephardic culture.

Two former UW Cole Fellows win National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Maureen Jackson and Dr. Erica Lehrer on their achievements!
Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at UW

The New Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at UW!

The Stroum Center will join the other academic centers housed in the Jackson School. The new Sephardic Studies Program will be part of this exciting expansion.

Jewish Studies’ 40th Anniversary Gallery

A curated group of photos and archival documents highlighting the past four decades of Jewish Studies at UW.
Mouse on the Globe

New web address for UW Jewish Studies!

Change your bookmarks, dear readers--the Stroum web site is now at !
Devin Naar Sephardic Studies UW

Devin Naar and Ladino Making News

Find out how Devin Naar started to develop his ground-breaking Ladino library, and what's in store next for Sephardic Studies at UW.
UW Jewish Studies End-of-Year Celebration

End of Year Celebration May 29th!

The annual gathering on May 29th will recognize what makes the Stroum program so special: our students, faculty, and community supporters.

Spring Research Symposium on April 19th

First-ever research symposium featuring Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows at the UW.

Travel Grants for Undergrads – Apply Now!

Undergrads: Apply by April 15 for travel funding from Jewish Studies!

JTNews: Short talks, well worth the time!

JewDub Talks wowed its audience with brief lectures that gave deep insights.

Trailblazing Professor Retires

Saying thank you to Marty Jaffee, a beloved teacher who helped put our program on the map.

Focusing Her Lens on Folklore

How grad student Veronica Muskheli found her way to the White Sea and Russian-Jewish ethnography.
Photo by Brandi Kruse, KIRO Radio

Prof. Devin Naar interviewed by 97.3 KIRO!

Prof. Naar chats about rescuing Ladino treasures with Brandi Kruse of 97.3 KIRO FM.
Ladino theater

Seattle’s Ladino Legacy & Naar in the News

Sephardic Studies at UW is making headlines around the world.
Dr. Devin Naar

JTNews: Prof. Devin Naar is One to Watch

Devin Naar's impressive first year at UW has earned him a spot on JTNews "10 under 40" list.

Year-End Celebration!

The Stroum Jewish Studies Program marks a terrific year.

Justice & Judaism Series Ends on a Hopeful Note

Talking frankly about poverty is an important first step.

Russian, Jewish, Yiddish: New Literary History

News about Professor Barbara Henry's first book, Rewriting Russia: Jacob Gordin’s Yiddish Drama.

A Tribute to Althea Stroum

Noam Pianko with Althea for the last time at his book lecture last winter.

Jonathan Sarna in Seattle

Brandeis Professor Jonathan Sarna discussed his perception of changing trends in American Judaism