Articles by Stroum Center students and faculty on Sephardic culture, Israel, Hebrew language and literature, and more from the 2017-18 academic year.
Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
Doctoral student Emily Gade discusses her research on radicalization and resiliency against violence, highlighting the work of the Israeli recovery organization ZAKA.
Doctoral student Oded Oron discusses the plight of African migrants in the state of Israel.
Dr. Rina Benmayor tells the story of the Benmayor Collection of Eastern Sephardic Ballads, a new addition to the Stroum Center's Sephardic Digital Library.
How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.
The archival adventures of Emily Thompson, this year's Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholar.
Ryan Gompertz, a UW alum, created the Mapping Memory project to trace the paths of Jewish war refugees through Spain.