Aron Rodrigue's lecture proposed a theory of Sephardic Holocaust commemoration. It also raised questions about the nature of memory.
First-ever research symposium featuring Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows at the UW.
What can the career of a Russian theater legend teach us about Soviet Jewish identity in the period of Israel's establishment?
Dr. Daniel K. Heller is an expert in Jewish youth movements in interwar Poland.
An ancient practice is now the focus of intense debates. Prof. Michael Rosenthal explains why he decided to organize a panel discussion.
Are local Jewish newspapers still relevant? Joel Magalnick, editor of Seattle's JTNews, reflects.
JSIS A 368 / HSTEU 368
JSIS B 269 / HIST 269
Grad student Veronica Muskheli muses on museums and their role in Jewish cultural continuity.
Seeing and understanding the experience of others just might be the most Jewish ethical obligation--and the most universal.
Devin Naar's new blog series sheds light on rare Ladino artifacts found here in Seattle.
How grad student Veronica Muskheli found her way to the White Sea and Russian-Jewish ethnography.
Roll up your sleeves and dig into our profile of Prof. Sarah Stroup and the Tel Dor Field School.
Incorporating community service made an undergrad Jewish history course more meaningful.
Winter quarter is heating up with the latest courses from Jewish Studies. Book your spot today!
The Golden Rule, reconsidered: insights from this year's Stroum Learn-in.
Experience Jewish Studies in a dynamic new format on November 8th.
TTh 11:30-1:20pm, Devin Naar
Analyzing different expressions of Jewish culture across time and space.
MW 2:30-4:20pm, Visiting Professor Shalom Sabar
How have Jerusalem and other holy sites been depicted in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic art over the centuries?
MW 12:30-2:20pm, Levis Kochin
The economic dimension of Jewish society from ancient to modern times.
T 2:30-4:20pm, Devin Naar
Seminar covering comparative methodologies for Jewish historical research.
M 1:30-4:20pm, Joel Walker
Graduate seminar on Jerusalem's central role in the Holy Land and in Western religious traditions.
Prompted by his daughter's question, Professor Noam Pianko ponders issues of historical accuracy and the legacy of Spinoza.
Monks, mosaics, mosques: the landscape of Turkey is the backdrop for one student's meaningful encounters with different faith traditions.
Prof. Naar chats about rescuing Ladino treasures with Brandi Kruse of 97.3 KIRO FM.
Noam Pianko considers the evolving boundaries of Jewish peoplehood.
SJSP is co-sponsoring this lecture by award-winning historian Timothy Snyder.