Courses in Judaic Studies (Division 407)

101. Elementary Yiddish. (3). (LR).

This is the first of a two-term sequence designed to develop basic skills in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Yiddish. Active class participation is required as are periodic quizzes, exams, a midterm and a final. There are no prerequisites. (Norich)

201. Intermediate Yiddish. Yiddish 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (LR).

This is the third term of a language sequence in Yiddish. The course is designed to develop fluency in oral and written comprehension, and to offer a further understanding of the culture within which Yiddish has developed. Special emphasis will be devoted to reading material. Course grade will be based on exams, quizzes, written work, and oral class participation. (Norich)

296/HJCS 296/Rel. 296. Perspectives on the Holocaust. (4). (HU).

See HJCS 296. (Ginsburg)

451/Poli. Sci. 451. The Politics and Culture of Modern East European Jewry. A course in East European and/or Jewish history, and Comparative Politics is recommended. (3). (Excl).

See Political Science 451. (Gitelman)

478/HJCS 477/Rel. 478. Modern Jewish Thought. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of nine credits.

See HJCS 477. (Ginsburg)

495. Independent Studies. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

An independent studies course under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.

497. Senior Thesis. (3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

Senior thesis research. Under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.


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