A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz

Join Göran Rosenberg as he discusses his intelligent and deeply moving book, A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz, in which he returns to his own childhood to tell the story of his father

By |November 12th, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , |

“Obedience” Exhibit in Berlin asks, Are you Abraham?

Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reviews a stunning new exhibit at the Jewish Museum Berlin.

By |October 8th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Culture, Grad Student Writing|Tags: , , , , |

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: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |

A Jewish Historian’s Plea for Global Refugees

What can the Jewish history of migration teach us about today’s global refugee crisis?

By |September 6th, 2015|Categories: Global Judaism, Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , , , |

Holocaust hero is subject of UW library exhibit cosponsored by Stroum Center

The Stroum Center is a cosponsor of the UW Library's new exhibit about Holocaust hero Jan Karski, on display until March 15th.

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |

Waltzing with History, Family, and Culture in Jewish Animated Films

Grad Fellow Justin Shanitkvich studies how art wrestles with modern Jewish identity.

By |January 29th, 2015|Categories: Arts & Culture, Grad Student Writing|Tags: , , , |

Speaking on Salonica’s Sacred Ground

How Salonica in particular, and contemporary Greece in general, are coming to terms with the horrors of the Holocaust.

By |January 28th, 2015|Categories: Sephardic Studies|Tags: , , , |