Michael Rosenthal, scholar of Spinoza, becomes new Stroum Chair

Michael Rosenthal, expert in early modern philosophy, will plan a Spinoza conference and seminars on core texts in his role as the new Stroum Chair at UW.

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Jewish History & Thought, News|Tags: |1 Comment

Benaroya Gift Establishes Jackson School as a Leader in Israel Studies

The Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies will support a world-class scholar at the University of Washington as well as public programming.

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Denise Grollmus Interviews Dara Horn about Hebrew and Yiddish

Novelist Dara Horn spoke with Denise Grollmus about her relationship with Hebrew, a language with "emotional and cosmic significance."

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Culture, News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Opportunity Grant Winners Heading to Turkey, Australia, Lithuania, and Israel

This summer, UW students will have in-depth academic experiences near and far, thanks to Opportunity Grants from the Stroum Center.

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

Dara Horn and Ilan Stavans in Seattle for May Stroum Lectures

Don't miss celebrated authors Dara Horn and Ilan Stavans on May 23 & 24!

By | May 14th, 2016|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , |0 Comments

UW Sephardic Studies Professor Featured in Emmy-Nominated TV Series

UW Professor Devin Naar helps celebrity Lea Michele uncover her Sephardic roots on the hit television show, Who Do You Think You Are?

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

A More Flexible Jewish Studies Major for Today’s UW Undergrads

The Stroum Center is proud to announce updated guidelines for the Jewish Studies major and minor at UW.

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bright Lights of Jewish Studies on 5/6

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments