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Kent State’s Jewish community commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

Emma MacNiven, Reporter May 3, 2022

Hillel, Alpha Epsilon Pi and other members of the Kent community banned together for 24 hours to read names of the 6 million who perished in the Holocaust in commemoration of Yam HaShoah, or Holocaust...

Kent State remembers the Holocaust

Helen Yablonski April 13, 2018

Students, staff and faculty gathered to read over 6 million names of those lost in the Holocaust Wednesday through Thursday to celebrate Yom HaShoah.“Anyone can read, you don’t have to be Jewish,”...

Students observe Holocaust Remembrance Day

Keri Richmond May 5, 2016

Kent State's Cohn-Jewish Hillel Center and Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish fraternity, came together on Wednesday night outside of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to observe Yom HaShoa, also known...

SolFactor

KSU professor shares experiences as child Holocaust survivor

Victoria Manenti April 16, 2015

When students step inside Sol Factor’s classroom, they may be surprised to find out that he has two identities: instructor of Jewish History and abandoned child Holocaust survivor.“It (his story) is...

Holocaust victims to honor Remembrance Day

Ashlyne Wilson January 26, 2014

Victims of the Holocaust will be commemorated at Kent State as part of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Jan. 27.The Jewish Studies program will host an evening of watching Steven...

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