An annual essay award has been established for the best essay written by a student in a Jewish Studies course at Wayne State University each academic year. The essay, which may be a research paper, "problem" paper, or part of an exam, should be at least three pages long and double-spaced.

The deadline for submission is May 1st in any year. Essays should be sent to Dr. Howard Lupovitch, Director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, at as an attachment. The recipient of the award will be announced at the end of May and the winnter will be honored at a ceremony held on campus in September. For more information, contact Professor Lupovitch. 


Spring 2011 Award Winners

The Rebbe—Expectations of Leadership in Early Hasidism
Joshua Shelly


 Spring 2010 Award Winners

Erasing the Myth of the Jewish Moneylender
Keith Bedore, ENG 5992

Fairy Tales and Understanding the Holocaust: How Hitler, Survivors and Writers Used Fairy Tales
Julie Koehler,  GER 7390

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