Graphic Novels and the Art of Jewish Memory

Find out more about UW alum Tamar Benzikry and her focus on Jewish arts education.

By | December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Obedience” Exhibit in Berlin asks, Are you Abraham?

Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reviews a stunning new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Berlin.

The Hive at Work: Order and Disorder in Jewish Film

Jewish film represents the broader collective memory, writes PhD student Justin Shanitkvich, a former Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow.

Finding Chagall in Belarus

Galya Diment on the scene in Vitebsk, Marc Chagall's favorite town.

By | September 18th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Culture, Personal History|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Stroum Center Launches Mixed Media: New Expressions of Identity

Two exciting October events offer windows onto contemporary identity.

By | September 11th, 2015|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What’s that? Special Purim Edition

We kick off a new column identifying and explaining Jewish objects.

By | February 20th, 2013|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Purim Unmasked

Shrines to Esther, Haman's ketubbah, outrageous groggers. Art expert Shalom Sabar dips into his treasure trove of Purim folklore.

By | February 18th, 2013|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Purim Art Gallery

Vivid depictions of the Purim story from around the world, curated by visiting Prof. Shalom Sabar.

By | February 15th, 2013|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments