Ph.D. candidate Katja Schatte explains how ideas of Jewishness gradually expanded in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) starting in the mid-1980s.
Concern over a shrinking population led Ottoman authorities to undermine reproductive autonomy in the 19th century, writes grad fellow Büşra Demirkol, starting with outlawing abortion and exiling two "bloody" Jewish midwives.
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.
Graduate fellow Francis Abugbilla tells the story of C'ôte d'Ivoire's young Jewish community, and its efforts to promote peace in a country recovering from multiple civil wars.
Using Jewish history to combat anti-Muslim discrimination in the Netherlands: Rabbi Lody van de Kamp
Dutch Orthodox rabbi Lody van de Kamp believes that building bridges with other marginalized groups is essential in opposing white supremacy. Dr. Nicolaas P. Barr explains.
Opportunity grant winner Pinar Kara tells the story of Kurdish Jews' migration to Israel, and how they keep connected with Kurdish culture today.
How the Museum of Moroccan Judaism — alongside other organizations, students, and individuals — is working to revive a multicultural Morocco.
Contrary to the stereotypes, the biggest bankers, traders, and financiers in medieval Europe were Christians, not Jews, writes graduate fellow Kerice Doten-Snitker.