Learning Ladino–Then and Now

History student Sarah Zaides surveys a unique group of silabarios, or small grammar books that taught children how to read and write in Ladino.

A More Flexible Jewish Studies Major for Today’s UW Undergrads

The Stroum Center is proud to announce updated guidelines for the Jewish Studies major and minor at UW.

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Alumni Interview: Amee Sherer (’87), new Executive Director of Hillel UW

Amee Sherer (UW '87) forged a path combining Jewish Studies and an Education degree. Find out more about Hillel UW's new Executive Director in our first Alumni Interview article.

By | February 22nd, 2016|Categories: News, Personal History|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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

Jewish art can and should impact educational experiences.

Jewish art can be a powerful tool in the classroom. Tamar Benzikry-Stern uses Mierle Laderman Ukeles as a compelling case study.

Pianko Part of National Debate on Intro to Judaism

Noam Pianko is one of three scholars debating how Intro to Judaism courses should be rethought in the 21st century.

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jewish Studies Goes Digital

How the Stroum Center is reaching broader audiences with interactive online projects.

Jewish Studies for What?

Probing the relationship among Jewish Studies, universities, and the public.