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.

Of Genizahs, Sufi Jewish Saints, and Forgotten Corners of History

Sasha Prevost, this year's Gorasht Scholar, studies the life of Persian-Jewish poet Sarmad Kashani.

“Native” author Sayed Kashua on Immigrant Identity

Sayed Kashua, author of new book "Native," reflects on immigrant identity in this video clip from the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.

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Do American Jews Have White Privilege?

Graduate Fellow Rachel Graf on the ways American Jews can recognize their own biases and fight inequality.

Finding Sephardic Blessings and Johnny Carson in the WSJHS Archives

The archival adventures of Emily Thompson, this year's Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholar.

Jewish Life at the Fringes of the Black Sea

Ariel Vardy describes his studies abroad in Romania and the Republic of Georgia.

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: Global Judaism, Student Writing|Tags: , , |1 Comment

“Obedience” Exhibit in Berlin asks, Are you Abraham?

Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reviews a stunning new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Berlin.

The Hive at Work: Order and Disorder in Jewish Film

Jewish film represents the broader collective memory, writes PhD student Justin Shanitkvich, a former Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow.