With a wide array of approved Judaic Studies courses offered during the Fall and Winter terms of each academic year, students enjoy diverse options as they progress through their studies. Students can also sample additional courses from visiting faculty and may transfer course work from other colleges or universities in Israel or elsewhere. Frankel Center advisors assist students in determining the program of study tailored to individual interests. Due to ongoing curriculum development, the course numbers and titles are subject to change at any time.
Sample Graduate Courses (arranged by concentration)
|ENGLISH 553||20th Century American Literature
"Jewish American Literature"
|ENGLISH 649||Topics in Contemporary Literature
"Literature of the Holocaust"
|HJCS 543||The Bible in Jewish Tradition||3 Credits|
|HJCS 545||Medieval Jewish Literature||3 Credits|
|HJCS 571||Israeli Literature||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 401||Readings in Yiddish Texts||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 481||Jewish Modernism in Eastern & Central Europe||3 Credits|
|HJCS 401||Hebrew of the Communications Media||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 480||Religion, Ethnicity, and Politics: The Jewish Case||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 591||Advanced Reading in Jewish History and Literature||1–4 Credits|
|JUDAIC 628||Studies in Jewish History||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 652||Jewish Political Thought and Experience||3 Credits|
|HJCS 478||Jewish Mysticism||3 Credits|
|HJCS 591||Topics in Hebrew and Jewish Cultural Studies||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 478||Modern Jewish Thought||3 Credits|
|JUDAIC 517||Topics in Judaic Studies
“Thinking Law in Ancient Cultures and Religions”
Students will not necessarily concentrate in a specific module. As long as they take a class from each of the three categories, they may choose any of the other courses offered.