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Opportunities to Learn and Lead

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Jewish Studies offers all students from varied backgrounds and disciplines a comprehensive and interdisciplinary perspective on the study of Jews and Judaism.

In learning about the geographic, temporal, philosophical, and cultural diversity of the Jewish experience, students gain critical skills that complement any direction of study and can be applied to myriad future aspirations. Learn more >

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Learn more about our student advisers or e-mail your question about courses, major and minor requirements, or Jewish Studies programs. Learn more >

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The Stroum Center offers funding to support research, language study and experiences abroad, and more.  Learn more >

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Student Events

Student events in Jewish Studies give students direct access to University of Washington professors and visiting scholars and authors through special seminars, informal discussion groups, and more.

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Student Voices

Writing from Stroum Center Graduate Fellows, Opportunity Grant winners, and other students.

Jewish Studies Library Guide

The Jewish Studies library guide provides links to the most useful article databases, catalogs, reference books, and web sites for Jewish Studies students and scholars.  View >

From Our Students

Professors are engaging and invested in student learning, class sizes are small, and course material is fascinating. Studying history from a minority perspective is important and greatly complemented my undergraduate coursework.
Margaret Slack, Class of 2018
Jewish Studies professors and teachers [teach] with love, patience and full commitment.
Hui (Dawn) Yang, Class of 2017