UW alum Shirin Lotfi was behind the scenes at a ground-breaking workshop for professors who teach Hebrew in the Arab world.
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.
Shirin Lotfi, UW Class of 2015, works to improve ties between Jordan and Israel through her work at the Center for Israel Studies-Amman.
Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.
Prof. Naomi Sokoloff has edited a new collection of essays on David Grossman's masterful novel.
The Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies will support a world-class scholar at the University of Washington as well as public programming.
Sarah Benor loved hearing the mix of Hebrew and English at childhood summer camp. Now a prize-winning sociolinguist, she reflects on how Hebrew impacts her American Jewish identity.
Hebrew was the only way Anat Mooreville could communicate with her Romanian-born grandparents. A beautiful reflection on home as "a place beyond language."