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Professor

NOAM PIANKO

MEET NOAM

Noam Pianko is the Samuel N. Stroum Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Washington. He directs the Stroum Center for Jewish studies. Pianko interests include modern Jewish history, Zionism, and American Judaism. Noam enjoys lecturing about these topics and visiting new cities to explore third-wave coffee offerings around the country. Noam lives in Seattle with his partner, Rachel, and their three kids.

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With My Students
40th Anniversary Celebration
My Parents
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Interviewing Israeli Author

A FUTURE FOR JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD?

Book Talk

PUBLISHED WORK

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ZIONISM AND THE ROADS NOT TAKEN

2012

Today, Zionism is understood as a national movement whose primary historical goal was the establishment of a Jewish state. However, Zionism's association with national sovereignty was not foreordained.

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JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD: AN AMERICAN INNOVATION

2015

Innovative and provocative, Jewish Peoplehood provides fascinating insight into a term that assumes an increasingly important position at the heart of American Jewish and Israeli life.

Books

COLD WAR ZIONISMS

2019?

Now working on a history of American ZIonism during the Cold War.

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TEACHING AND LECTURES

Jewish History and Contemporary Jewish Life

UW COURSES

LECTURES

COMMUNITY LEARNING

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