The Dying Dead Sea: Beauty and the Underbelly

In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.

Podcast: Migrants’ Mobilization for Rights & Recognition in Israel

Doctoral student Oded Oron discusses the plight of African migrants in the state of Israel.

The Solo–and Collaborative–Process of Writing a Dissertation

Esra Bakkalbasioglu, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, argues that sharing ideas with colleagues is key when writing a dissertation.

Call for Applications: 2017-2018 Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowship

Graduate students from all UW departments are welcome to apply for this opportunity to receive mentorship and professional development.

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Teaching the Politics of Migration

This year's Jacobovitz Fellow, Oded Oron, studies the experiences of migrants in Israel and Washington state.

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Announcing Our Opportunity Grant Winners!

Three UW students will expand their research horizons in Spring & Winter '17 thanks to grants from the Stroum Center.

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Is It Time to Reconsider Marlowe’s and Shakespeare’s Jews?

New theories about Shakespeare's collaborative authorship could shed light on his portrayal of Jewish characters.

Questions of Denial

Where is the line between truth and opinion? One among many questions raised at a recent screening of "Denial," about Deborah E. Lipstadt's court battle.