The 2020-2021 cohort of graduate fellows in Jewish studies presents their research on Sephardic Jews in modern times, midwives in the Ottoman Empire, Sephardic music, ancient Jewish art, and Kurdish Jews in medieval Iraq.
In the 2021 Stroum Lectures, Julia Watts Belser uses classic rabbinic Jewish texts to grapple with questions about climate change and environmental justice, inviting us to tangle with grief and re-imagine possibilities for survival.
Video and audio recordings of all of the lectures from our 2020 series are now available online!
The 8th Annual Ladino Day at the University of Washington highlighted technological developments that have shaped Ladino over time. Featuring Rachel Amado Bortnick, Carlos Yebra López, and Devin E. Naar.
NPR's correspondent in Jerusalem, Daniel Estrin, shares stories from his reporting and discusses his process as a journalist.
VIDEO | Marina Rustow — Jewish Manuscripts in the Digital Age: The Cairo Geniza and the New Materiality
Dr. Marina Rustow of Princeton University will deliver the 2019 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
Audio recording of Christopher Browning's 3/3 lecture on Holocaust rescue in France, "From Humanitarian Relief to Holocaust Rescue: The Story of Tracy Strong, Jr."
Ladino Day 2019 celebrated Sephardic life cycle customs “de la fasha asta la mortaja" ("from the cradle to the grave").