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All Courses

Winter 2018   –   Spring 2017   –   Summer 2017  – Autumn 2017
Below, explore the full catalog of courses offered regularly by the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. Courses are typically offered once per year, though some courses are offered once every two years.
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 175 / GERMAN 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
JEW ST 210 Funny Jews 5 VLPA
JEW ST 250 / HSTCMP 250 Jewish Cultural History 5 I&S
JEW ST 269 / HSTCMP 269 The Holocaust: History & Memory 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 312 / ENGL 312 Jewish Literature: Biblical to Modern 5 VLPA/I&S/DIV
JEW ST 330 The Sages: Foundations of Classical Judaism 5 VLPA
ENGL 311 Modern Jewish Literature in Translation 5 VLPA
RELIG 145 Introduction to Judaism 5 I&S
RELIG 155 Heroes, Heretics, and Radicals: The Beginnings of Judaism and Christianity 5 I&S
RELIG 201 Introduction to Western Religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam 5 I&S
RELIG 240 / NEAR E 202 Introduction to Hebrew Bible: Old Testament 5 I&S
RELIG 334 / GWSS 334 / HSTCMP 490 Gender, Sex, and Religion: Jewish and Christian Foundations 5 credits
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 175 / GERMAN 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
JEW ST 210 Funny Jews 5 VLPA
JEW ST 295 / GERMAN 295 Contributions of German Jews to German Culture 5 VLPA/I&S/DIV
JEW ST 312 / ENGL 312 Jewish Literature: Biblical to Modern 5 VLPA/I&S/DIV
JEW ST 357 / ENGL 357 Jewish American Literature and Culture 5 VLPA/DIV
ENGL 311 Modern Jewish Literature in Translation 5 VLPA
NEAR E 317 Jewish Life in Literature and Film 5 VLPA
NEAR E 318 / C LIT 441 Literature and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
NEAR E 320 Prayer and Poetry in the Jewish and Islamic Traditions (taught in English) 5 VLPA/I&S
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 317 / NEAR E 307 From Israelites to Jews: The First Six Centuries CBE 3 VLPA/I&S
JEW ST 330 / NEAR E 396 The Sages: Foundations of Classical Judaism 5 credits
JEW ST  360 / CLAS 360 Jews, Greeks, and Romans in the Ancient World 5 VLPA
NEAR E 333 Prophecy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam 3 I&S
RELIG 155 Heroes, Heretics, and Radicals: The Beginnings of Judaism and Christianity 5 I&S
RELIG 240 / NEAR E 202 Introduction to Hebrew Bible: Old Testament 5 VLPA/I&S
RELIG 306 / NEAR E 306 History of Biblical Interpretation 3 VLPA/I&S
RELIG 315 / NEAR E 305 The Biblical Prophets 3 VLPA/I&S
RELIG 334 / GWSS 334 / HSTCMP 490 Gender, Sex, and Religion: Jewish and Christian Foundations 5 credits
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 175 / GERMAN 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
JEW ST 269 / HSTCMP 269 The Holocaust: History & Memory 5 VLPA/DIV
JEW ST 368 / HSTEU 368 Modern European Jewish History 5 I&S/DIV
HSTEU 234 Nazi Germany & the Holocaust 5 I&S
NEAR E 318 / C LIT 441 Literature and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
Course Number Title Credit
JSIS A 314 / NEAR E 315 / POL S 314 / HSTCMP 490 Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint 5 I&S/DIV
JSIS A 458 Israel: Politics & Society 5 I&S/DIV
NEAR E 316 / CHID 498 Israeli Identities 5 VLPA/DIV
NEAR E 336 Muslim Contexts 3 VLPA
Course Number Title Credit
MODHEB 100 Introduction to Hebrew Language and Culture 2 VLPA/I&S
MODHEB 200 Hebrew Conversation 2 VLPA/I&S
MODHEB 101, 102, 103 Beginning Modern Hebrew 2 VLPA/I&S
MODHEB 105 Beginning Modern Hebrew (Summer intensive) 3 VLPA/I&S
ARAMIC 201 Biblical Aramaic 5 VLPA
BIBHEB 101, 102, 103 Beginning Biblical Hebrew 5 VLPA
BIBHEB 201 Biblical Hebrew Poetry 5 VLPA
BIBHEB 202 Inscriptions from Biblical Times 5 VLPA
BIBHEB 203 Biblical Prophetic Texts 5 VLPA
MODHEB 201, 202, 203 Intermediate Modern Hebrew 5 VLPA
MODHEB 401, 402, 403 Introduction to Hebrew Literature 3 VLPA
MODHEB 404 Hebrew Poetry 5 VLPA
MODHEB 405 Hebrew Fiction 3 VLPA
MODHEB 406 Hebrew Poems and Prayers 3 VLPA
MODHEB 407 Hebrew in Song 5 VLPA`
MODHEB 408 Hebrew Prose 5 VLPA
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 250 / HSTCMP 250 Jewish Cultural History 5 I&S
JEW ST 269 / HSTCMP 269 The Holocaust: History & Memory 5 I&S
JEW ST 336 / HSTAA 336 American Jewish History 5 I&S
JEW ST 358 / HSTCMP 368 Jewish Thought 5 I&S
JEW ST 368 / HSTEU 368 Modern European Jewish History 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 377 / SOC 377 American Jewish Community 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 378 / SOC 378 Contemporary Jewish American Identities 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 465 The Jews of Eastern Europe 5 I&S
JEW ST 460 / SPAN 460 Sephardic Culture Before 1492 5 I&S/VLPA
JEW ST 466 / HSTCMP 469 The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present 5 I&S/DIV
HSTEU 234 Nazi Germany & the Holocaust 5 I&S
HSTEU 361 Spain and its Golden Age 5 I&S
JSIS A 314 / NEAR E 315 / POL S 314 / HSTCMP 490 Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint 5 I&S/DIV
NEAR E 318 / C LIT 441 Literature and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
NEAR E 336 Islam in Jewish Contexts, Judaism in Muslim Contexts 3 VLPA
RELIG 306 / NEAR E 306 History of Biblical Interpretation 3 VLPA/I&S
RELIG 334 / GWSS 334 / HSTCMP 490 Gender, Sex and Religion: Jewish and Christian Foundations 5 credits
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 358 / HSTCMP 368 Jewish Thought 5 I&S
JEW ST 418 / PHIL 418 Jewish Philosophy 5 I&S
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 250 / HSTCMP 250 Jewish Cultural History 5 I&S
JEW ST 368 / HSTEU 368 Modern European Jewish History 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 460 / SPAN 460 Sephardic Culture Before 1492 5 I&S/VLPA
 JEW ST 466 / HSTCMP 469 The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present  5 I&S/DIV
Course Number Title Credit
JEW ST 175 / GERMAN 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
JEW ST 269 / HSTCMP 269 The Holocaust: History & Memory 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST C 312 / ENGL 312 Jewish Literature: Biblical to Modern 5 VLPA/I&S/DIV
JEW ST 368 / HSTEU 368 Modern European Jewish History 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST C 377 / SOC 377 American Jewish Community 5 VLPA/I&S/DIV
JEW ST 378 / SOC 378 Contemporary Jewish American Identities 5 I&S/DIV
JEW ST 466 / HSTCMP 466 The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present 5 I&S/DIV
JSIS A 314 / NEAR E 315 / POL S 314 / HSTCMP 490 Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint 5 I&S/DIV
JSIS A 458 Israel: Politics & Society 5 I&S/DIV
NEAR E 316 / CHID 498 Israeli Identities 5 VLPA/DIV
NEAR E 318 / C LIT 441 Literature and the Holocaust 5 VLPA/DIV
Course Number Title Credit Instructor
BIBHEB 511, 512, 513 Elementary Biblical Hebrew 5 Martin
BIBHEB 515 Intensive Elementary Biblical Hebrew (Summer) 15 Martin
BIBHEB 521, 522, 523 Biblical Hebrew 5 Martin
C LIT 441 Literature and the Holocaust 5 Sokoloff
JSIS A 458 Israel: Politics and Society 5 Migdal
JEW ST C 418 / PHIL 418 Jewish Philosophy 5 Rosenthal
JEW ST 460 / SPAN 460 Sephardic Culture Before 1492 5 Gomez-Bravo
JEW ST 465 The Jews of Eastern Europe 5
JEW ST 466 / HSTCMP 469 The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present 5 Naar
JEW ST 502 Beyond Comparison: the History of Early Judaism and Christianity 5 Ahuvia
RELIG 534 / GWSS 534 Gender, Sex, and Religion 5 Ahuvia
JEW ST 530 / NEAR E 596 The Sages: Foundations of Classical Judaism 5 Ahuvia
JEW ST 558 / HSTCMP 568 Jewish Thought 5 Pianko
MODHEB 401, 402, 403 Hebrew Literature 5 Sokoloff
MODHEB 404 Hebrew Poetry 5 Sokoloff
MODHEB 405 Hebrew Fiction 5 Sokoloff
MODHEB 406 Hebrew Poems and Prayers 5 Sokoloff
MODHEB 407 Hebrew in Song 5 Sokoloff
MODHEB 511, 512, 513 Elementary Modern Hebrew 5 Khazzam-Horovitz
MODHEB 515 Intensive Elementary Modern Hebrew (Summer) 15 Khazzam-Horovitz
MODHEB 521, 522, 523 Intermediate Modern Hebrew 5 Romano
NEAR E 533 Prophecy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam 3 Zafer