Mapping Memory: From Story to History

Ryan Gompertz, a UW law student, has developed a mapping webpage that traces the journeys of Jewish refugees through Europe during World War II.

Still Hope for Israeli Reggae Music – Hatikva 6

Hatikva 6 is an Israeli reggae band inspired by Bob Marley, but with Hebrew lyrics relating to Israeli life. Post by UW Hebrew student Gaby Natelson.

Defining the Ladino Speech Community in Seattle

New commentary by Graduate Fellow Molly FitzMorris, a PhD student in linguistics.

An Ottoman Jew in Paris: The Story of Moïse de Camondo and His Museum

Musee Nissim de Camondo, an opulent mansion in Paris, is named in memory of a father and a son.

Senior Dawn Yang shares her enthusiasm for Jewish Studies

UW senior Dawn (Hui) Yang is a Jewish Studies major and is helping other Chinese students find out about the academic opportunities offered by the Stroum Center.

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Rereading Zipporah and the Circumcision Convenant

Find out the story behind Zipporah, the wife of Moses, and the mysterious text about circumcision in the Book of Exodus.

Waltzing with History, Family, and Culture in Jewish Animated Films

Grad Fellow Justin Shanitkvich studies how art wrestles with modern Jewish identity.

How are Jews depicted in French literature?

Dive into the history of French Jews by exploring the literature of Balzac. New post by Grad Fellow Christina Sutton.