The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington is delighted to announce the winners of our Summer 2017 and Autumn 2017 Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Opportunity Grants. For undergraduate students, the primary goal of the Opportunity Grants is to support undergraduate engagement with Jewish Studies through UW-approved study abroad experiences and accredited
In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.
Esra Bakkalbasioglu, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, argues that sharing ideas with colleagues is key when writing a dissertation.
Berkay Gulen, a Stroum Center Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on the power of one's name in a review of Rita Ender's "To Live on With One's Name"
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.
Canan Bolel, an Opportunity Grant winner, reflects on how being from Izmir, Turkey, and learning Hebrew have both affected her identity.
Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!
Scholar, translator, and librarian Emily Thompson visited Judaica libraries in LA to learn more about their collections and operations.