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The Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at Youngstown State University and the Jewish Studies Program at Kent State University proudly announce our joint “Emerging Scholars Lecture Series” for Spring 2022.
Please join us in congratulated our speakers. Click here for more information and to register for our webinars.
The CJHS and the Jewish Studies Program at Purdue University have extended the deadline for submitting proposals to our joint symposium: “CONTACT: The Movement and Meetings of Jewish People and Artifacts across Cold-War Boundaries“
Please submit a brief proposal and your CV by Monday, February 7 to ContactSymposium22@gmail.com.
For more information click here or on the flyer above.
Dr. Jacob Ari Labendz has published his latest academic article in the new issue of American Jewish History.
***In unserem Kreise: Czech-Jewish Activism and Diaspora in the USA, 1933-1994***
Readers with institutional access can download a copy here.
The Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies a YSU and the Jewish Studies Program at Kent State University collaborated on a lecture series in Spring 2021, “Jews around the World.” The videos—save one, in process—are up! Watch them here.
Moshe Bernstein, “The Jews of Kaifeng, China: Identities Then and Now” (2/23/2021)
Galia Sabar, “Ethiopian Jews: The Long Quest for Zion” (3/23/2021)
Alma Rachel Heckman, “The Sultan’s Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging” (4/20/2021)
CONTACT: Meetings and Movements of Jewish People & Artifacts across Cold-War Boundaries
We are seeking participants for a three-day symposium in Youngstown, Ohio to deliver papers exploring the meetings and movements of Jewish people, organizations, and artifacts across Cold-War boundaries. We intend for the proceedings to form the basis of an edited volume and are already in discussion with a university press.
Sunday, May 22 – Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
Rebekah Klein-Pejšová (Purdue) and Jacob Ari Labendz (YSU)
The Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at YSU
The Jewish Studies Program at Purdue University
“Religious Conservatism in Israeli and Palestinian Politics” (11/16/2021)
Featuring Dr. Anwar Mhajne (Stonehill College) and Dr. Adam Fuller (YSU)
Co-organized with Dr. Mustansir Mir and the Center for Islamic Studies at YSU
Reprinted with permission from The Jambar, the student newspaper at YSU.