- Thursday, October 14, 4:00 pm PDT - 5:15 pm PDT
Faculty member Mika Ahuvia discusses her new book on the sizable role of angels in ancient Jewish culture.
10/25 EVENT | “The Hangman”: On Adolf Eichmann’s Executioner — Screening & Conversation with Director Netalie BraunMonday, October 25, 7:00 pm PDT - 9:00 pm PDT
Following a screening, director Netalie Braun will discuss the story of Shalom Nagav, the Yemenite Jew who executed Adolf Eichmann and has ruminated on this experience ever since. In conversation with Smadar Ben-Natan and Liora Halperin.
- Thursday, November 18, 8:00 pm PST - 9:00 pm PST
Epidemiologist and public health expert Nadav Davidovitch will discuss public health and the COVID-19 pandemic by looking at past large-scale public health challenges, drawing on examples from the state of Israel.
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!
About Stroum Center Events
- The Stroum Center brings world-class speakers and performers to the UW
- Stroum Center events are offered to students and the public free of charge
- Our frequent programming partners on campus include the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Departments of Philosophy, History, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilization (NELC), among others
- Our annual marquee events, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and are still going strong
- The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the Seattle community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Hillel’s Sephardic Hanukkah
- Examples of recent innovative program series: Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium and the Spinoza and Modern Jewish Philosophy Conference