Created in conjunction with Ladino Day 2019, this online exhibit explores Sephardic life cycle customs and traces their evolution from the Ottoman Empire to the United States.
Announcing the Hazel D. Cole & Benaroya Fellowships for doctoral and postdoctoral research in Jewish Studies
Both fellowships offer $62,500 per year for two academic years to support advanced research related to Jewish studies and modern Israel.
Israel Studies grant recipients research foreign policy, international connections, religious communities, and illicit trade in Israel
2019 graduate grantees research Israel’s foreign policy, contemporary religious communities, military, trade networks, and connections with Taiwan.
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.