Mapping Memory: From Story to History

Ryan Gompertz, a UW law student, has developed a mapping webpage that traces the journeys of Jewish refugees through Europe during World War II.

By |October 1st, 2015|Categories: Personal History, Student Writing|Tags: , , , , , |

Stroum Center Welcomes Dana Rubin, New Associate Director

Dana Rubin, an expert in international higher education, is joining the Stroum Center team as our new Associate Director.

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

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: , , , , , |

Sephardic New Year Cards and a Seattle Printing Press

The story of Joe Souriano, a Seattle Sephardic printer, and the postcards he received from all over the world.

Don’t miss Arab Labor writer Sayed Kashua in October

A lecture and student events will showcase ground-breaking Palestinian writer

By |September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Our Events|Tags: , , |

Dr. Ruth Behar on Seattle’s Sephardic Community

Why is Seattle's Sephardic community unique? Reflections from this year's Stroum Lecturer.

By |July 6th, 2015|Categories: Sephardic Studies, Video|Tags: , , , |

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.

By |April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Arts & Culture, Video|Tags: , , , , |

Ruth Behar on Obama’s Cuba Decision

Ruth Behar was born into the tight-knit Cuban Jewish community. Read her poignant reflection on the historic decision to normalize American ties with Cuba.

By |December 18th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |