The Stroum Center welcomes new Sephardic Studies Assistant Director Makena Mezistrano.
Along with a new full-time instructor, Modern Hebrew at the UW will offer a new curriculum and new hybrid format that combines in-class instruction with individualized practice online.
2018-2019 graduating undergrad and graduate students in Jewish Studies will go on to careers in finance, biology, linguistics, and communications.
Incoming graduate fellows in Jewish Studies specialize in international studies, history, comparative literature, Germanics, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization.
History major Jacqueline Goodrich ('20) won this year's prize for her paper on the importance of portraying Holocaust victims, and survivors, in ways that humanize them.
Stroum Center opportunity grant winners will learn Yiddish in Poland, study modern Hebrew, and research the Jewish community in Côte d'Ivoire.
Mika Ahuvia's new co-edited book, "Placing Ancient Texts," reconstructs the dynamic interactions between space, place, and position and texts in ancient times.
As the Association for Jewish Studies turns 50, the Stroum Center plays an increasingly important role in shaping Jewish studies scholarship.