What Does It Mean to Be Heard?

Opportunity Grant winner Katja Schatte reflects on her time at the Voice of Witness Oral History training and its impact on her multimedia doctoral project centered on the voices of East German Jewish women.

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Dying Dead Sea: Beauty and the Underbelly

In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.

Reflecting on Study Abroad in the Negev

Manuela Rosero, UW 2016, shared her experience of five months studying abroad in Israel at UW-study abroad exchange partner Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva.

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Student Writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Expanding My Jewish Studies Horizons in Australia

Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Global Judaism, Personal History, Student Writing|Tags: |0 Comments

Announcing Our Opportunity Grant Winners!

Three UW students will expand their research horizons in Spring & Winter '17 thanks to grants from the Stroum Center.

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , |0 Comments

In Budapest, Experiencing How History Impacts Our Present

Halle Friedland, winner of a Jewish Studies Opportunity Grant, spent last winter in Hungary.

Muestra Kultura, Original Poem by Ashley Bobman

"Our language and culture must be preserved, and with them our community."

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: Sephardic Studies, Student Writing|1 Comment

Learning Ladino–Then and Now

History student Sarah Zaides surveys a unique group of silabarios, or small grammar books that taught children how to read and write in Ladino.