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Center for Jewish Studies

Recent News & Announcements

The Center for Jewish Studies is proud to announce the recipients for Competitive Research Grants for UAlbany Faculty and Students:

Congratulations to:

Professor Henryk Baran (Russian): "Towards the History of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion: The French Connection"

Associate Professor Robert Gluck (Music): Troplets recording project

Professor Dan White (History): "Walter Curt Behrendt"

Graduate student Mariah Adin (History): "The 'Supreme Adventure': Brooklyn's Thrill-Kill Teens and Mid-Century Juvenile Justice" under the supervision of Prof. Richard Hamm, History

Undergraduate student Samuel Friedman (History): "The Life and Times of Albert Moses Levy" under the supervision of Prof. David Hochfelder, History


Grants for faculty have been provided for by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and The University at Albany Foundation.

The grant awarded to the successful graduate student is through the generosity of Dr. Calvin Zippin, alumnus of the Class of '47 and of the Kappa Beta Fraternity, and his wife, Patricia, who have established the Calvin and Patricia Zippin Endowment Scholarship in memory of his parents Samuel and Jennie Zippin, to help outstanding students of Jewish Studies pursue their educational goals.

The grant awarded to the successful undergraduate student is through the generosity of University at Albany Foundation Director and UAlbany alumnus, Nolan Altman ’77, who established the Morris Altman Research Fund in loving memory of his father. The fund provides awards for students who present original research on issues and topics related to Jewish Studies.