How does language connect children to their parents? Hannah Pressman reflects on learning Hebrew as a child and discovering her mother's ulpan notebook.
Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!
Finding clues to a great-grandmother's migratory life in her notebook from the Alliance Israelite Universelle school.
Hebrew was the only way Anat Mooreville could communicate with her Romanian-born grandparents. A beautiful reflection on home as "a place beyond language."
Robert Whitehill-Bashan had the uncanny experience of seeing an elegant Hebrew poem on his Facebook feed--and realizing it was his own.
Edirne, in northwestern Turkey, used to be home to a major Sephardic Jewish community.
Novelist Dara Horn dares to ask the question: Why are there still only three kinds of American Jews who are allowed to learn Hebrew?
Amee Sherer (UW '87) forged a path combining Jewish Studies and an Education degree. Find out more about Hillel UW's new Executive Director in our first Alumni Interview article.