The Louis Stein Minor in Judaic Studies
The Louis Stein Minor in Judaic Studies, housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, is designed to give students the opportunity to explore and understand the history, culture, politics, and religion of the Jewish people. Through interdisciplinary coursework and directed field study, students investigate the Jewish experience from both a contemporary and a historical perspective.
The Louis Stein Minor in Judaic Studies requires 24.0 credits: 9.0 from required courses, and 15.0 from electives. Students can apply a maximum of 6.0 credits toward the minor from field study under the supervision of the academic advisor.
|JUDA 201||Jewish Literature and Civilization *||3.0|
|JUDA 202||Jewish Life and Culture in Middle Ages **||3.0|
|JUDA 203||Modern Jewish History †||3.0|
Offered concurrently with ENGL 350 Jewish Literature and Civilization.
Offered concurrently with HIST 253 Jewish Life and Culture in the Middle Ages.
Offered concurrently with HIST 249 Modern Jewish History.
Courses offered as electives have included: Biblical Archeology, Archeology of the Middle East; Jewish Cultural Tapestry; Jewish Women in Literature and History; Yiddish Literature and Culture; Reconstructing History After Genocide: Pre-WW II Polish Jews; Holocaust Testimonies; The American Jewish Experience; Language and Cultural Diversity in the USA; Jewish American Writers; Israeli Literature & Culture; Yiddish Language; Contemporary Jewish Life; Hebrew Language, Intermediate and Advanced Levels.
For more information, contact:
Judaic Studies Program,
Professor Rakhmiel Peltz,
Director of Judaic Studies,
The Judaic Studies Program offices are located in Room 331 of Hagerty Library.