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‘Spring 2018’

Christian-Jewish Relations in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (JS-3350)

Nov. 2, 2017—Catalog description: Political and cultural history from the medieval persecutions to the expansion of religious toleration in the Enlightenment. Close consideration of legal toleration, banishments, re-admissions, and the impact of Christian reform movements. Instructor: David Price Eligible for credit in:...

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The Holocaust (JS-3100)

Nov. 2, 2017—  Catalog description: The history of the Holocaust: its origins, development, and its legacy in the context of Germany and European history. Instructor: Ari Joskowicz Eligible for credit in: Econ/History Interdisciplinary European Studies History Religious Studies AXLE: International Cultures  ...

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Introduction to Jewish Studies (JS-1002W)

Nov. 2, 2017—  Catalog description: Introduction to Judaism and Jewish history through philosophical, political, social, psychological, and artistic perspectives. Biblical studies; culture, philosophy, and literature. Antiquity and the medieval world; modern and contemporary experience. Repeat credit for students who have completed 1002. Instructor:...

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Coming of Age in Jewish Literature and Film (JS-2260)

Nov. 2, 2017—  Catalog description: The transition of young Jewish protagonists into adulthood as portrayed in literary works and films from Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Repeat credit for students who have completed 2260. Instructor: Allison Schachter Eligible for credit in: English Religious...

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FYS: Jews in Hollywood (JS-1111.12)

Nov. 2, 2017—Catalog description: Immigrant Jews built the twentieth century movie industry as a patriotic U.S. fantasyland. We’ll examine how Jews created the Hollywood studio system and how Hollywood has chosen to represent and often not represent Jews. We will discuss roles in...

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Jewish Humor (JS-2280W)

Nov. 2, 2017—  Catalog description: The flowering of Jewish humor, especially in the U.S. during the twentieth century. Vaudeville, radio comedy, and the Golden Age of television. The careers and works of influential comics, writers and filmmakers, and the development of stand-up comedy....

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Advanced Hebrew Grammar (HEBR-2301)

Nov. 2, 2017—Catalog description: Emphasis on syntax and grammar supplemented by listening, speaking, and reading. No credit for students who have earned credit for a more advanced Hebrew language course. Prerequisite: 2202. Teacher: Yifat Crouvi AXLE: Foreign language proficiency International Cultures Eligible for...

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Intermediate Hebrew (HEBR-2202)

Nov. 2, 2017—Teacher: Yifat Crouvi Catalog description: Continuation of 2201. Greater emphasis on reading and writing. Classes meet three times a week with an additional three hours a week spent in independent work in the language laboratory. No credit for students who have...

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Elementary Hebrew (HEBR-1102)

Nov. 2, 2017—Catalog Description: Continuation of 1101. Greater stress upon conversation and grammar. Classes meet three times a week with an additional two hours a week required in the language laboratory. No credit for students who have earned credit for a more advanced...

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Black-Jewish Relations in Post-War American Literature and Culture (JS-2240W)

Oct. 27, 2017—    Catalog Description: The historical relationship between African Americans and Jewish Americans and its portrayal in novels, short stories, and films by artists from both communities. [3] (US) Teacher: Adam Meyer Eligible for credit in: Religious Studies English AXLE:...

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