The Benaroya Fund for Excellence in Israel Studies will support a world-class scholar at the University of Washington as well as public programming.
Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.
Wendy Zierler of Hebrew Union College digs into the Israeli tv hit "The Jews are Coming," which offers Hebrew satire of Jewish history.
Sasha Prevost, this year's Gorasht Scholar, studies the life of Persian-Jewish poet Sarmad Kashani.
Sayed Kashua, author of new book "Native," reflects on immigrant identity in this video clip from the UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.
Learn about the celebrity eye doctor in Jerusalem who sparked Anat Mooreville's research on global health.
Find out about new research directions in the growing field of Israel Studies. First lecture is Jan. 25th!
Congratulations to UW MA student Jesse Lamp, on receiving a prestigious FLAS award for his Hebrew studies.