Gifts & Donations
Ernest Dorothy Stein Memorial fund: Inaugurated May 1, 2012, for the establishment and/or continuance of a course of study of Judaism, Jewish culture and heritage.
Study Abroad Scholarships
Harvey Bodker: Scholarships to study Jewish Studies abroad were donated by KU alum, Mr. Harvey Bodker in honor of the memory of Rabbi Morris Margolies, senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Shalom and longtime professor of Jewish Studies at KU. To apply please visit the Funding section.
Principal funding for the 2017 Symposium "Jews in the Midwest" was provided by The Community Legacy Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Judith Hurwitz: 272 books in Jewish studies given in memory of Aryeh Hurwitz (1936 - 2005), professor of clinical pharmacology at KUMC, by his wife Judith Hurwitz.
Diane Aaron: 131 books of Judaica and cassette tapes.
Donations in progress
David Katzman: donation of books on Jewish-American history and culture, to be deposited in the Spencer Research Library.
Sybil Kahn: donation of books on Jewish art and artists, to be deposited in the Watkins Library and/or the Art and Architecture Library.
Financial Contributions & Donations
David & Sharyn Katzman, Mary C. Hull in memory of Steven B. Klacsmann, Barbara F. Seidman, Professor Kelly Welch, John G. Younger
The Jewish Studies Program is thankful for the generous donations it has received.