Celebrating 36 Years of Judaic Studies at UConn (CT Jewish Ledger)

Dr. Jeffrey Shoulson
Dr. Jeffrey Shoulson, director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UConn (Credit: UConn Photo)

“This year marks the 36th anniversary of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut — a milestone that will be celebrated all through the coming academic year, beginning with a gala event on Nov. 15 at UConn’s Thomas J. Dodd Center. Since 2012, with the retirement of founding director Arnold Dashefsky, the center has been led by Dr. Jeffrey S. Shoulson, who is also the Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies.

“‘Arnie’s final and most significant achievement was the establishment of a major endowment at UConn for the Center for Judaic Studies; the money was given by Simon Konover and the Konover Foundation,’ said Shoulson.”

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