Arizona State University Jewish Studies

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2015-2016 Joan Frazer Memorial Award for Judaism & the Arts at ASU

violin bow and paintbrushJoin us for a special reception, as we recognize the accomplishments of the 2015-2016 Joan Frazer Memorial Award for Judaism and the Arts Recipients at Arizona State University. Students will present their research and completed projects.

March 20, 2016 | 2 p.m. | reserve my seat
ASU Tempe Campus • Memorial Union • Alumni room
presentations and dessert reception

2015-2016 Award Recipients:

  • Alexandra Birch | lecture recital related to preservation of Holocaust-era composers and modern reactionary works
  • Nicole Blumenstein | "Jury's Out: Music Students for the Community" Organization, Bikkur Holim
  • Ilana Bruce | formation of a Jewish a capella group at ASU
  • Shane Lutzk | Holocaust commemorative plate for display in the Greater Phoenix Jewish community
  • Jeffrey Sachs | B'Shert: a play about Judaism, Incarceration and Mental Health

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2015-2016 Jewish Studies Celebrates our Outstanding Students

event logoYou are invited to join us for coffee and dessert as Jewish Studies honors the accomplishments of Jewish Studies degree, certificate and award recipients and recognizes the benefactors who make these awards possible.

April 18, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. | reserve my seat
Memorial Union
Cochise Room (228)
Arizona State University, Tempe campus

Scholarship Recipient Presentations:

  • Gil Dori: dissertation research: Holocaust-inspired compositions by Israeli composer Arie (Arik) Shapira
  • John Horan: Intern/Exchibit Graduate Assistant: Jews of Shanghai
  • Naomi Telushkin: Creation of a site-specific theater piece interacting with the Jewish Museum of Berlin