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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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.
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.
Jewish Studies professors and teachers [teach] with love, patience and full commitment.