As the Rhodes Jewish community marks a solemn anniversary this summer, Hannah Pressman considers what it means to search for family history in the wake of the Holocaust.
Sandra Barnes reflects on how her family's history differs from popular and scholarly representations of Jewish immigration to America.
How (and why) do languages mark Jewish identity? Hannah Pressman's piece was inspired by Prof. David Bunis' recent talk.
Vilna Ghetto partisan, Holocaust survivor, Yiddish poet in Israel: the life of Avrom Sutzkever, born 100 years ago.
Love the mame-loshn? Here's a special cross-post from the Jewish Book Council.
Barbara J. Henry
December 2011, University of Washington Press
No latte required: Sarah Zaides reports on the stimulating takeaways from JewDub Talks.
Grad student Veronica Muskheli muses on museums and their role in Jewish cultural continuity.
Devin Naar's new blog series sheds light on rare Ladino artifacts found here in Seattle.
How grad student Veronica Muskheli found her way to the White Sea and Russian-Jewish ethnography.
Experience Jewish Studies in a dynamic new format on November 8th.
Lenin and Stalin believed that national, cultural consciousness was a necessary part of the Marxist historical timeline