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Kent Wired

Pulitzer Prize winner, Art Spiegelman, discusses comic books during World War II at his program titled “Comix, Jews’n Art - Dun’t Esk” in the Kiva Tuesday, March 6. 

Pulitzer Prize winning author Art Spiegelman discusses comics and identity

Jarett Theberge March 7, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and graphic artist Art Spiegelman told students and members of the public just how comics, Jews and art align in a post-modernist world at the Kiva Tuesday.Invited by Chaya...

Jewish Studies Program honors former director, celebrates 40th anniversary

Jimmy Miller May 20, 2015

At age 14, Herbert Hochhauser began learning English from his home in Switzerland, and then six months later, he took an IQ test upon his immigration into the United States. He was told he would be successful...

Jewish Studies Program to celebrate 40 years, honor retired director at dinner

Jimmy Miller May 15, 2015

Through cocktails, a dinner and a program, Kent State’s Jewish Studies Program will celebrate its 40-year anniversary on Sunday and pay homage to its longest-serving director, Herbert Hochhauser.The...

Jewish Studies Program to host “Memories, Milestones, Momentum” gala

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 30, 2015

Kent State’s Jewish Studies Program will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Sunday, May 17 with a “Memories, Milestones, Momentum” gala.“President (Beverly) Warren is coming to make an address,”...

The Jewish Studies Program traveled to Israel last summer and will offer a new spring break trip to Poland this year.

Jewish Studies plans spring break trip to Poland

Skye McEowen January 23, 2015

Rather than go home or travel to a beach for spring break, some Kent State students will instead cross the Atlantic and experience Poland and its past, present and future.Chaya Kessler, director of the...

Speaker Peter Geffen gives background information about the teachings of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel during the Jewish Academic Conference Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Kent Hotel and Conference Center.

Conference explores future of Jewish learning

Haley Keding September 14, 2014

Scholars and academics exchanged their views about the future of Jewish education Sunday night at the 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference.Chaya Kessler, director of the Jewish...

First Jewish Studies conference comes to Kent

Haley Keding September 11, 2014

The 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference will take place in Kent for the first time on Sept. 14-15.The program will welcome 30 scholars and professionals from Turkey, Austria,...

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