Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.
Ashley Bobman, UW Class of 2016, helped create an online exhibit about the Sephardic intellectual Albert D. Levy--her own great-grandfather.
How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.
Novelist and literary scholar Dara Horn explores the role Hebrew can play in a living contemporary American Jewish culture in this 2016 Stroum Lecture.
Professor Ilan Stavans discusses the opposing sides of Hebrew as a divine language and a human language in this 2016 Stroum Lecture.
Sayed Kashua, author of new book "Native," reflects on immigrant identity in this video clip from the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.
View the full program of Seattle's third annual International Ladino Day community celebration, as well as selected clips.