Biology and comparative religion major Grace Dy received the Stroum Center's first-ever Outstanding Student in Jewish Studies Award in spring 2020.
Grace Levy wins the 2020 Excellence in Scholarship prize for her paper, which explores intergenerational narratives of Holocaust survival by looking at Jane Yolen's novel "Briar Rose" and Art Spiegelman's graphic novel "Maus."
The Jewish Studies Student Support Fund, established by UW alumna Arlene Ehrlich, creates opportunities and builds community for students
The Mitchell F. and Sophie Wise Ehrlich Student Support Fund, created by UW alumna Arlene Ehrlich in honor of her parents, supports international learning opportunities in Jewish Studies for students of all levels.
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.
Modern Hebrew at the UW combines live language practice with individualized practice online and features a newly designed curriculum.