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Upcoming Events

  • Book cover: Undeclared Wars with Israel

    Lunch and Learn with Prof. Jeffrey Herf

    Thursday, April 6, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    HUB 214

    Prof. Jeffrey Herf will discuss his latest book "Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left, 1967-1989"

  • Dr. Federica Francesconi

    Feasting with Faculty: Federica Francesconi

    Thursday, April 20, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

    Thomson 317 on the UW Campus

    Dr. Francesconi will give a lunchtime talk "The Italian Jewish Household in the Early Modern Mediterranean," with a response from Dr. Rena Lauer on April 20, 2017.

  • Photo of Rabbi Buzaglo singing

    Screening of “Ha’Ivrim” (“The Writers”) and Discussion with Professor Sokoloff

    Tuesday, April 25, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

    HUB 334, UW Campus

    Access Students and community members are invited to join Professor Naomi Sokoloff for a screening of an episode from the Israeli television series Ha’Ivrim (“The Writers”) about the Sephardic cantor and hymnist Rabbi David Buzaglo. The film features hymns written by Buzaglo performed by him and others, and documentary clips from Casablanca (in black and

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)