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Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies
Wayne State University
2311 Faculty Administration Building
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI  48202
Phone: (313) 577-2679      
Fax: (313) 577-8136 
E-mail: cohnhaddowcenter@wayne.edu


Howard Lupovitch, Director
Howard Lupovitch, Director 


Howard Lupovitch is an Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Cohn Haddow Center for Judaic Studies. He is a fourth-generation Detroiter, and a graduate of Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit, the University of Michigan, and Columbia University, where he earned a PhD in Jewish History. He has taught at Cornell University, Colby College, the University of Western Ontario, and the University of Michigan, where he was also a fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies.

Dr. Professor Lupovitch specializes in Hungarian and Habsburg Jewish History, and is the author of Jews at the Crossroads: Tradition And Accommodation During the Golden Age of the Hungarian Nobility, 1729-1878 and Jews and Judaism in World History. He is currently completing a history of the Jews of Budapest and a history of the Neolog Movement, and is also working on a study of noble-Jewish relations in Hungary. Professor Lupovitch is a frequent lecturer for Federation and other Jewish organizations, and is a member of Congregation Beth Ahm in West Bloomfield. 

Geulah Finman, Administrative Assistant
Geulah Finman, Administrative Assistant

Geulah Finman joined the Cohn-Haddow center in July of 2015. She received a bachelors of arts in psychology and philosophy at the Interdisciplinary Center of Herzliya Israel. She serves the Detroit Jewish community as an educator, social-justice activist and urban farmer. She coordinates community events, on-campus lectures and student outreach.

Please do not hesitate to contact Geulah for any inquiries.
(313) 577-2679 geulah.finman@wayne.edu