Thinking Forward with Jewish Studies: Rebecca Steelman & Griffin Taylor

Find out how UW Jewish Studies has made an impact on student leaders Rebecca Steelman and Griffin Taylor. This video is part of our “Thinking Forward” series celebrating the 40th anniversary of Jewish Studies at the University of Washington.

Find out more:

View Tamar Benzikry-Stern’s “Thinking Forward” video – how this UW Class of 2005 alumna learned about text and context through Jewish Studies.

View Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano’s “Thinking Forward” video – about a professor who opened his eyes to Sephardic Studies.

View our 40th anniversary page for more links, blog posts, and photos from the last four decades of UW Jewish Studies.

Stay tuned for more videos sharing the stories of UW Jewish Studies’ amazing students, faculty, and community supporters as we continue celebrating our 40th anniversary!


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About the Author:

Dr. Hannah Pressman writes about modern Jewish culture, religion, and identity. A lifelong lover of languages and literatures, she earned her Ph.D. in modern Hebrew literature from New York University. She is co-editor of Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture (2012). Her writing has appeared in Tablet, the Forward, Lilith, eSefarad, and My Jewish Learning. Dr. Pressman is the former Communications Director and Graduate Fellowship Coordinator at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. She is currently at work on a memoir about her Sephardic family history, connected to explorations of contemporary American Jewish identity.