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.

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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.

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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.

“Close to My Ancestors”–The Restored Grand Synagogue of Edirne, Turkey

Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.

Lessons in Solidarity at Seattle’s New Holocaust Center for Humanity

Katja Schatte unpacks the Holocaust Center's mission to teach about Jewish suffering as well as human rights.