Grad Fellow Pablo Maldonado explains how, following their forced migration in the 1950s, Israel's Middle Eastern Jewish community is reconnecting with its heritage through music.
Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie's work with Hebrew illustrates how languages and cultures can be connected in surprising ways.
Scholar Marwa Maziad argues that the influence of the Israeli military extends into the nation's government, economy, and national security apparatus.
Prof. Laura Robson explores the history of ideas of partition and population migration in the Middle East in the twentieth century.
Opportunity Grant winner Anat Goldman reflects on the similarities and challenges of national moments of commemoration in Israel and Turkey.
Visiting Bethlehem on Christmas, Stroum Center Graduate Fellow Emily Gade discovers some interesting cultural commingling.
Esra Bakkalbasioglu, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, argues that sharing ideas with colleagues is key when writing a dissertation.
UW alum Shirin Lotfi was behind the scenes at a ground-breaking workshop for professors who teach Hebrew in the Arab world.