New commentary by Graduate Fellow Molly FitzMorris, a PhD student in linguistics.
How does the brain store and access Hebrew vocabulary? UW doctoral student Marina Oganyan discusses the role of Hebrew roots.
Find out the story behind Zipporah, the wife of Moses, and the mysterious text about circumcision in the Book of Exodus.
Grad Fellow Justin Shanitkvich studies how art wrestles with modern Jewish identity.
Dive into the history of French Jews by exploring the literature of Balzac. New post by Grad Fellow Christina Sutton.
Molly FitzMorris, a UW Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow, studies the Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) of two distinct speech communities: Seattle and Buenos Aires.
Graduate Fellow Katja Schatte reflects on being part of the "Third Generation East" and writing post-Holocaust German history.
Grad Fellow Esra Bakkalbasioglu reflects on the raki-maker Rabbi Nahmias, the rebetiko singer Roza Eskenazi, and Jewish identities.