Saul Friedman Honored with Jewish Studies Scholarship at Youngstown State University

Source: Cleveland Jewish News, 6-10-11

The Youngstown Zionist District of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) created an endowment at Youngstown State University (YSU) in honor of Dr. Saul Friedman, retired YSU professor of history. The Dr. Saul Friedman Scholarship in Jewish Studies will reward YSU students focusing on Israel, the Holocaust and Jewish history.

Currently a professor emeritus, Friedman founded the Judaic and Holocaust studies program at YSU. He’s won the university’s Distinguished University Professor Award six times, as well as honors from the Ohio Humanities Council, ZOA, and five regional Emmys for public television documentaries he produced. He has also published 10 books on Jewish history and the Holocaust….READ MORE

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