Video: Jonathan Israel on Spinoza as a Revolutionary

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.

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Jewish History & Thought, Video|0 Comments

Devin E. Naar’s “Jewish Salonica” Book Release

Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

UW Grad Creates Digital Museum Exhibit on a “Sephardic Lighthouse”

Ashley Bobman, UW Class of 2016, helped create an online exhibit about the Sephardic intellectual Albert D. Levy--her own great-grandfather.

Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium

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.

Dara Horn: Living in Hebrew

Novelist and literary scholar Dara Horn explores the role Hebrew can play in a living contemporary American Jewish culture in this 2016 Stroum Lecture.

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Stroum Lectures, Video|0 Comments

Ilan Stavans: Dying in Hebrew

Professor Ilan Stavans discusses the opposing sides of Hebrew as a divine language and a human language in this 2016 Stroum Lecture.

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Stroum Lectures, Video|0 Comments

“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.

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Student Writing, Video|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Seattle International Ladino Day 2015 Videos

View the full program of Seattle's third annual International Ladino Day community celebration, as well as selected clips.