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Upcoming Events

  • Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel

    Monday, April 9, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at HUB 214, UW Campus

    Orit Bashkin tells the story of the thousands of Iraqi Jews who immigrated to Israel between 1949-1951, only to be resettled in squalid transit camps. Her talk will shed light on these migrants' everyday lives and their determination to thrive in a new country.

  • William Blake's painting of Saul summoning the ghost of the prophet Samuel

    Ancient Jewish Magic

    Tuesday, April 17, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at Thomson 317 on the UW Campus

    Prof. Mika Ahuvia explains ancient Jews' understandings of angels, demons, and magic, and how "magical" practices have influenced Jewish rituals, liturgy, and beliefs to this day.

  • Migrants at an Israeli port in the early twentieth century

    Grad Fellows: Israeli Diplomacy, Jewish Refugees and Sephardic Soldiers in the 20th & 21st Centuries

    Friday, April 27, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm at HUB 145, UW Campus

    Graduate Fellows Samuel Gordon, Pablo Jairo Tutillo Maldonado, and Ozgur Ozkan share their research on migration, the Israeli state, and military participation in this academic panel.

Our Events

  • Portrait of Gary Shteyngart wearing glasses, cheek in hand

2018 Stroum Lectures with Gary Shteyngart

January 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Novelist Gary Shteyngart will explore questions of humor, identity, and politics in a series of conversations with Professor Sasha Senderovich.

  • Singer Yasmin Levy performs for an audience

Seattle’s fifth annual Ladino Day breaks tradition and hosts sold-out concert with Yasmin Levy

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Singer Yasmin Levy's fusion of traditional and modern Sephardic music drew a packed house for the fifth annual Ladino Day.

The Fourth Annual International Ladino Day Celebration Video

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

We are pleased to share our video recording of the November 30, 2016 International Ladino Day celebration in Seattle.

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