Sandra Barnes suggests that the American Jewish story is far more diverse than we imagine.
Joel Migdal looks at John Kerry's activist agenda as secretary of state.
Graduate Fellow Denise Grollmus recently discovered that her family had Polish-Jewish roots. Now, she is studying Jewish identity, literature, & nationalism at the UW.
Film courses on Israel and the Holocaust; Jewish women in America; Biblical Prophets; Hebrew conversation; & more. Register starting 11/8!
Devin Naar's new blog series sheds light on rare Ladino artifacts found here in Seattle.
Roll up your sleeves and dig into our profile of Prof. Sarah Stroup and the Tel Dor Field School.
Monks, mosaics, mosques: the landscape of Turkey is the backdrop for one student's meaningful encounters with different faith traditions.
To enhance their Hebrew language skills, UW students connected with Israelis in the Seattle community.
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Young leaders of Seattle's Jewish community debate new demographic trends at Cohen learn-in.
The New American Haggadah is a literary sensation, but is it a useful ritual guide?
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Reflections of the lecture from Ruth Messinger and Prof. Dan Chirot that started off our series in Justice and Judaism.
Prof. Devin Naar gave a fantastic lecture that highlighted his scholarship and his ability to engage a diverse audience.
Brandeis Professor Jonathan Sarna discussed his perception of changing trends in American Judaism
Get to know the newest member of our faculty with some clips from his inaugural lecture.
Daniel Chirot worked as a consultant for CARE in Niger in 2000 promoting civil society organizations. He worked as a consultant for CARE in the Ivory Coast in 2003-2004 and briefly in 2006 during the civil war there, also helping to organize local organizations to improve their situations at a ...