Tamar Benzikry is a UW alumna who now serves on the Advisory Board of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. Here, she reflects on how UW Jewish Studies classes taught her the connection between text and context.

This video is part of our “Thinking Forward” series in honor of the 40th anniversary of UW 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!


Want to see more articles like this?  Sign up for our newsletter!
⇒ Learn more about the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington, our Sephardic Studies Program, or our Israel Studies Program.
Note: The opinions expressed by faculty and students in our publications reflect the views of the individual writer only and not those of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.