Tag Archives: Featured

A turning point for pluralism in Israel?

Martin Jaffee praises Ruth Calderon's knesset speech as a breath of fresh air--and a possible gamechanger in Israeli politics.

Tempest in a Soup Bowl

This week JewDub clicks has the great knaidel debate, Argentina's Jewish cowboys, and more.

Fall for Jewish Studies

Registration for Fall Quarter starts May 10th.
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A Guidebook for Sephardic Immigrants

Devin Naar's new blog series sheds light on rare Ladino artifacts found here in Seattle.

Digging for the Past, Looking to the Future

Roll up your sleeves and dig into our profile of Prof. Sarah Stroup and the Tel Dor Field School.
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Cave Men: Finding the Roots of Religion

Monks, mosaics, mosques: the landscape of Turkey is the backdrop for one student's meaningful encounters with different faith traditions.
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Close Encounters with Hebrew

To enhance their Hebrew language skills, UW students connected with Israelis in the Seattle community.
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Everything is Illuminated

Register for a Fall Course in Jewish Studies
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Borderland Jews in Seattle

Young leaders of Seattle's Jewish community debate new demographic trends at Cohen learn-in.

Miss a Lecture? We’ve got it all on JewDub TV

How square is the hipster haggadah?

The New American Haggadah is a literary sensation, but is it a useful ritual guide?

Stroum Lectures

Seattle Sephardic Treasures

Spring 12 Classes

Check out these great classes--Registration begins on February 17!
Food Justice

Food Politics

Ruth Messinger and Dan Chirot

Public Events Take off

Reflections of the lecture from Ruth Messinger and Prof. Dan Chirot that started off our series in Justice and Judaism.

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
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Meet Prof. Devin Naar

Get to know the newest member of our faculty with some clips from his inaugural lecture.
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Africa Issues in a Nutshell

Daniel Chirot worked as a consultant for CARE in Niger in 2000 promoting civil society organizations.  He worked as a consultant for CARE in the Ivory Coast in 2003-2004 and briefly in 2006 during the civil war there, also helping to organize local organizations to improve their situations at a ...
Just Agenda

A “Just” Agenda