Reflecting on Study Abroad in the Negev

Manuela Rosero, UW 2016, shared her experience of five months studying abroad in Israel at UW-study abroad exchange partner Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva.

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News, Student Writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Adventures of Two Izmirlis with the Hebrew Language

Canan Bolel, an Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on how being from Izmir, Turkey, and learning Hebrew have both affected her identity.

Does Hebrew have a Future in the Arab World?

UW alum Shirin Lotfi was behind the scenes at a ground-breaking workshop for professors who teach Hebrew in the Arab world.

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Connecting Community to Famous Hebrew Writers

Naomi Sokoloff is introducing audiences to major Hebrew authors in a new Stroum Center series of film screenings. First up: national poet H.N. Bialik.

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News, Our Events|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Finding a Foreign Policy Niche between Israel and Jordan

Shirin Lotfi, UW Class of 2015, works to improve ties between Jordan and Israel through her work at the Center for Israel Studies-Amman.

By | December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Featured, Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What’s in a (Hebrew) Name?

Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.

See Under: Love — Thirty Years Later

Prof. Naomi Sokoloff has edited a new collection of essays on David Grossman's masterful novel.

Benaroya Gift Establishes Jackson School as a Leader in Israel Studies

The Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies will support a world-class scholar at the University of Washington as well as public programming.

By | June 15th, 2016|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment