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Congratulations Jewish Studies Award Winners!

The Penn State Jewish Studies Program would like to congratulate our 2021 Award Winners for the Harris and Zelma Freedman Essay Contest and our 2021 Award Winners for the Rhea S. Schwartz Scholars Program-Internship Stipend!

Jewish Studies Essay Contest

First Place - Masters Director's Fund Essay Prize Recipient

"Resurgent Antisemitism: The Threat of Viktor Orban and His Political Arsenal" by Jacob Green

Second Place - Masters Director's Fund Essay Prize Recipient

"Ugly Jews in the Coen Brothers' A Serious Man" by Morgan Seiff

Third Place - Harris and Zelma Freedman Scholarship Essay Prize Recipient

"Solomon's Temple: Historical Sources, Accuracy, and Reconstruction" by Dov Gordan

Rhea S. Schwartz Scholars Program-Internship Stipend

Casey Sennett, Internship with the Jewish Cultural Historical Museum in Curaçao

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