Jewish Film Festival - Film 1
Tuesday September 9th, 7PM - Encore Cinema Niles
The Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies is partnering with the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Youngstown to present our first of three films for the Fall 2014 semester. This film is called The Jewish Cardinal.
Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival
October 6, 2013 - October 29, 2013
The 11th annual Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival will be held at theaters around the Valley. Film passes can be purchased and a full list of films will be posted on the film festival's website located at www.yajff.org.
Holocaust Survivor Gerda Weissman Klein
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 7 pm
Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center
Holocaust Survivor and Presidential Medal of Freedom Winner Gerda Weissman Klein will speak about her experiences during the Holocaust. The talk will be preceeded by the 40 minute Oscar winning documentary film made about her experiences.
Bus Trip to the US Holocaust Museum in D.C.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
The 8th annual bus trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will be held on November 17, 2013. The bus will depart from YSU at 4:30 am and return at 11:30 pm. The cost to students is $10/per person. A sign up will be posted closer to the date. For those who wish to take the bus trip for credit and guarentee a space on the bus, you can sign up for Judaic 3751 which is an online class worth 3 credits. Students wishing to go on the trip should sign up by clicking on this link: https://epay.ysu.edu/C21820_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=14&SINGLESTORE=true
Demjanjuk Trial Talk
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 7 pm
Gallery Room, Kilcawley Center
Professor Lawrence Douglas from Amherst College will talk about the Demjanjuk Trial. Professor Lawrence has written a book about the trial of John Demjanjuk, a local man who was accused of being a guard at a Death Camp.