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Spotlight on Graduate Students April 19th

First-ever Spring Research Symposium will feature talks on Jewish identity, immigration, and Russian-Jewish culture.

Spring Research Symposium on April 19th

First-ever research symposium featuring Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows at the UW.

Travel Grants for Undergrads – Apply Now!

Undergrads: Apply by April 15 for travel funding from Jewish Studies!

JTNews: Short talks, well worth the time!

JewDub Talks wowed its audience with brief lectures that gave deep insights.

Trailblazing Professor Retires

Saying thank you to Marty Jaffee, a beloved teacher who helped put our program on the map.

Focusing Her Lens on Folklore

How grad student Veronica Muskheli found her way to the White Sea and Russian-Jewish ethnography.
Photo by Brandi Kruse, KIRO Radio

Prof. Devin Naar interviewed by 97.3 KIRO!

Prof. Naar chats about rescuing Ladino treasures with Brandi Kruse of 97.3 KIRO FM.
Ladino theater

Seattle’s Ladino Legacy & Naar in the News

Sephardic Studies at UW is making headlines around the world.
Dr. Devin Naar

JTNews: Prof. Devin Naar is One to Watch

Devin Naar's impressive first year at UW has earned him a spot on JTNews "10 under 40" list.

Year-End Celebration!

The Stroum Jewish Studies Program marks a terrific year.

Justice & Judaism Series Ends on a Hopeful Note

Talking frankly about poverty is an important first step.

Russian, Jewish, Yiddish: New Literary History

News about Professor Barbara Henry's first book, Rewriting Russia: Jacob Gordin’s Yiddish Drama.

A Tribute to Althea Stroum

Noam Pianko with Althea for the last time at his book lecture last winter.

What A Show!

Prof. Devin Naar gave a fantastic lecture that highlighted his scholarship and his ability to engage a diverse audience.

Jonathan Sarna in Seattle

Brandeis Professor Jonathan Sarna discussed his perception of changing trends in American Judaism