Fall Schedule 2012

Israeli Film Night
Mon., Sept. 10
147 Com Arts, 7:15 pm
An Article of Hope, directed by Dan Cohen
A documentary on the life of Ilan Ramon, Israeli astronaut

MSU Jewish Studies/Hadassah Fall Brunch
Sun., Sept. 23
10:00 am-12:00 noon
The University Club
Kirsten Fermaglich, History/Jewish Studies
“My Name Proved to be a Great Handicap: Jews and Name Changing in New York City, 1930-1960”

Michigan State University Study Abroad Fair
Thurs., Sept. 27 Breslin Center, 12-6 pm
MSU Jewish Studies Summer Program at Hebrew University/Rothberg School
Environmental and Natural Resource Sustainability in a Green Israel

Kirschner Recruitment Event
Wed., Oct. 10
7:30 pm
Jewish Community Center, West Bloomfield

Ada Finifter Memorial Lecture
Wed., Oct. 17
MSU Main Library 4th Floor
Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Museum Director-Kehilla Kedosha Janina
“Romaniote Jewry on New York’s Lower East Side”

Kessler Film Event
Thurs., Oct. 25
MSU Main Library 4th Floor
“A Jewish Girl in Shanghai”
With Tracy Graves and Hsiao-Ping Wang, Dept of Linguistics and Languages
Co-sponsored by Linguistics and Languages

Pre-Election Discussion: American Jews and the 2012 Presidential Election
Thurs., Nov. 1
Noon-1:30
MSU Hillel – Food for Thought Series
Kenneth Waltzer, Director-MSU Jewish Studies Co-sponsored by MSU Hillel

Israeli Film Night
Thurs., Nov. 8
7:15 pm
147 Com Arts
Footnote, Directed by Joseph Cedar
Steve Weiland to introduce the film and comment
A film about father-son and other conflicts in two contemporary scholarly lives

Post-Mortem: American Jews and the 2012 Presidential Election
Thurs., Nov. 15 7:00 -8:30 pm
MSU Hillel
Kenneth Wald, University of Florida
Co-Sponsored by MSU Hillel