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Past Events

A Walk Down Sephardic Memory Lane: Reflections on Ladino Day

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Ty Alhadeff takes a look back at the 4th annual International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington.

Connecting Community to Famous Hebrew Writers

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Naomi Sokoloff is introducing audiences to major Hebrew authors in a new Stroum Center series of film screenings. First up: national poet H.N. Bialik.

  • Syrian and Iraqi refugees are greeted by Spanish volunteers as they arrive at the island of Lesbos, Greece. October 30, 2015. Photo by Ggia via Wikimedia Commons.

My father was a refugee. Here’s why the immigration conversation matters.

October 25th, 2016|1 Comment

Michael Rosenthal considers key moral and political questions on immigration. Join him for a 10/27 panel on this topic.

About SCJS Events

  • The Stroum Center brings world-class speakers and performers to the UW
  • Nearly all Stroum Center events are offered to students and the public free of charge!
  • Our programming partners on campus include the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the UW School of Drama, the Department of Philosophy, the Ethnomusicology Program, and the Henry Art Gallery.
  • Our annual marquee event, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and is still going strong
  • The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Torathon.
  • Examples of recent innovative program series: Judaism Confronts Human Injustice (Winter 2012) and New Voices in World Jewish Music (Winter 2013)