Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New CityKane Hall — Walker-Ames Room and 210 4069 Spokane Ln, Seattle, WA
Based on her critically acclaimed new book, Hoffman’s talk will uncover layers of Jerusalem’s buried history and ask what it means to be foreign and to belong.
STUDENT EVENT: Medical Ethics: A Conversation with an ExpertTHO 403
Meet other students and enjoy complementary Veggie Grill with Dr. Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz, who will challenge us with a compelling case study related to her upcoming Winter course, Bioethics:
STUDENT EVENT: Feasting with Faculty ft. Prof. SenderovichRSVP for location
Join Sasha Senderovich, a professor of Russian Studies and Jewish Studies, for informal conversation over a free vegetarian dinner. Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Unsettling the Occupation: Israel and Palestine in 2017 with Prof. Gershon ShafirThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Prof. Gershon Shafir will speak about his recently published book, A Half Century of Occupation.
5th Annual International Ladino Day: Yasmin Levy in ConcertStroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA
Celebrate Ladino language and Sephardic culture in this concert with singer Yasmin Levy, which will be followed by a Q&A with Prof. Devin Naar.
Referendum on the Deli Menu: American Jewish Nostalgia and the Deli RevivalHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Professor Rachel Gross will speak about how in recent years, there has been a nostalgic resurgence of interest in American Jewish cuisine.
Book launch with Prof. Sasha Senderovich at Elliott Bay BooksThe Elliott Bay Book Company 1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA
Professor Sasha Senderovich will discuss his recently published translation of the 1929 Yiddish-language novel "Judgment" in this evening at The Elliott Bay Book Company.
Enforcing Ethnic Nationalism: Partition and Population Exchange in the Modern Middle EastThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Prof. Laura Robson explores the history of ideas of partition and population migration in the Middle East in the twentieth century.
Fences: Jews as Dealers in Stolen Goods in Early Modern PolandThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Many "fences" (dealers in illicit goods) in early modern Poland were Jewish. Why? Prof. Shaul Stampfer will explore the reasons Jews entered the field and how Jewish communities dealt with illicit activity.
STUDENT EVENT: Feasting with Faculty ft. Prof. Halperin
Undergrads and graduate students are invited to dinner with Prof. Liora Halperin.
Salud y Shalom: Jews in the Spanish Civil WarThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
3,000 Americans, one-third of them Jews, chose to fight against fascism as volunteers in the 1936 Spanish Civil War. Professor Joe Butwin presents the voices of five of these volunteers in this new digital exhibit and talk.
STUDENT EVENT: From Shylock to Charlottesville: Jews, money, and racism
Students are invited to join Dr. Constanze Kolbe for a meaningful conversation about the broader implications of the current rise of historic anti-Semitism.
Looking at the Irish with Envy: American Zionism and the Uses of Irish NationalismThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Judah Bernstein explains why 19th-century American Zionists admired Irish nationalists more than any other nationalist group of the time.
Was the Etrog Jewish? Science, Trade & Religion in the 19th CenturyThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Constanze Kolbe shows what the etrog fruit's shifting roles in the 19th century - as a fruit, a commodity, and a sacred object used for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot - reveal about the intersections of economics, religion and science.
Hebrew Traditions in Hellenistic Jewish Sources: Philo of Alexandria & the Epistle to the GalatiansThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Scholars Michal and Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal draw on their expertise to show how Hebrew traditions informed Paul's Letter to the Galatians.