Finding Golems and Traces of Jewish Life in Prague

Sarah Zdancewicz won a Jewish Studies travel grant to explore European Jewish culture last summer.

Finding Family Roots & Exploring Jewish Nationalisms

Denise Grollmus' discovery that her family had Jewish roots led her to study contemporary Jewish-Polish culture.

Who was UW’s first Jewish Studies major?

Jewish Studies got started at the UW as part of a national movement in the early 1970s. We interviewed a trailblazing student from that era.

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Can you dig it? Learning hands-on archaeology at Tel Dor

Sophomore Nicole Aqua spent the summer digging up history on Israel's northern coast.

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Migration Stories

PhD student and scholarship winner Yoav Duman explains how his personal history led to an interest in immigration studies.

Flipflops & Flashcards

Sarah Zaides dives under the surface of her Jerusalem pool and finds unexpected benefits of staying fit abroad.

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Just a Lonely Jew on…Ramadan?

It is a universal truth known to man that everyone loves Chinese food.

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Adventures in Israel

Follow Charlotte's travels through Israel — camels, soldiers, volunteering and learning lessons from her students.

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