The Fourth Annual International Ladino Day Celebration Video

We are pleased to share our video recording of the November 30, 2016 International Ladino Day celebration in Seattle.

Video: Jonathan Israel on Spinoza as a Revolutionary

Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.

Spinoza & Modern Jewish Philosophy 2017 Conference

This international conference, in combination with the 2017 Stroum Lectures, explored the myriad ways in which Spinoza has contributed to the development of modern Jewish philosophy.

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A Walk Down Sephardic Memory Lane: Reflections on Ladino Day

Ty Alhadeff takes a look back at the 4th annual International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington.

Connecting Community to Famous Hebrew Writers

Naomi Sokoloff is introducing audiences to major Hebrew authors in a new Stroum Center series of film screenings. First up: national poet H.N. Bialik.

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Song of the Sephardi: New Verses for the 21st Century?

Professor Devin Naar reflects on the 1978 film Song of the Sephardi and provides a preview of the Fourth International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington.

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Our Events, Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My father was a refugee. Here’s why the immigration conversation matters.

Michael Rosenthal considers key moral and political questions on immigration. Join him for a 10/27 panel on this topic.

Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium

How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.