JBuzz News February 29, 2012: Senator Carl Levin joins Eastern Michigan University for kick-off of Jewish Studies program

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EMU: Senator Carl Levin joins Eastern Michigan University for kick-off of Jewish Studies program (VIDEO)

Source: Heritage News, 2-29-12

U.S. Senator Carl Levin speaks at the kick-off celebration for Eastern Michigan University’s Jewish Studies program. The minor program began accepting students in fall 2011.

Eastern Michigan University kicked off its new minor program in Jewish Studies on Thursday afternoon in the ballroom of the EMU Student Center. The university was joined in its celebration by U.S. Senator Carl Levin, D – Michigan, who gave the keynote address on his upbringing, Jewish values, and the similarities between the Jewish experience and the immigrant experience.

VIDEO: Heritage Media was in attendance for Levin’s keynote address, and spoke to him briefly afterwards. Check out the video here

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