Biology and comparative religion major Grace Dy received the Stroum Center's first-ever Outstanding Student in Jewish Studies Award in spring 2020.
Senior Lily Rosencrantz reflects on what she learned in her time with Jewish Studies, both at the University of Washington and abroad.
Grace Levy wins the 2020 Excellence in Scholarship prize for her paper, which explores intergenerational narratives of Holocaust survival by looking at Jane Yolen's novel "Briar Rose" and Art Spiegelman's graphic novel "Maus."
Student Abby Massarano explains why changing her name was an important step in connecting with her Sephardic heritage.
Looking at how Sephardic Jews in Seattle recalled massacres of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey shows why it's important to go beyond "good guys" and "bad guys" in interpreting history, writes graduate fellow Oya Rose Aktaş.
Like people today, people in the ancient world were obsessed with having ideal children. And ancient theories of vision combined with fears around imperfect babies to create some funky beliefs about sex and conception, writes grad fellow Jennifer Hunter. But were they really weirder than our worries today?
Graduate fellow Eryk Waligora explains why Holocaust education matters on a global scale by looking at the case of Taiwan — a country with a painful past of its own to contend with.
The Jewish Studies Student Support Fund, established by UW alumna Arlene Ehrlich, creates opportunities and builds community for students
The Mitchell F. and Sophie Wise Ehrlich Student Support Fund, created by UW alumna Arlene Ehrlich in honor of her parents, supports international learning opportunities in Jewish Studies for students of all levels.