DEPARTMENT OF JUDAIC STUDIES

Spring 2011 Courses

JUST 2537 [Jud 53.7] / CMLT 3624:
Yiddish Short Stories and Poetry in Translation
An introduction to East European Jewish
culture through Yiddish short stories in
translation.
Tue/Thur 2:15-3:30 PM [Code 3526]
Professor Robert M. Shapiro
JUST 5531W [Jud 83.1W]: Research I {Writing Intensive}
Senior thesis for majors.[Code 0489]
Professor Sara Reguer
 

JUST 3013 [Jud 13]:

From Ghetto to Emancipation
The study of major developments in early
modern Jewish culture, tradition, and
history from the early modern period
through the twenty-first century.
Mon/Wed 12:50-2:05 PM [Code 3522]
Professor Andrew Koss

CORE CURRICULUM

CORC 3111 [CC 10.11]:

Classical Jewish Texts:

Moving Toward Modernity
A survey of classical ancient, medieval and
modern Jewish texts.
Mon/Wed 2:15-3:30 PM [Code 3208]
Professor Andrew Koss
Mon/Wed 5:05-6:20 PM [Code 3207]
Professor Marty Lichtenstein
Tue/Thur 3:40-4:55 PM [Code 1929]
Professor Sid Leiman
Tue/Thur 8:00-9:15 PM [Code 2350]
Professor Sid Leiman

JUST 3016 [Jud 16]: Modern Jewish Biographies
Biographical studies of modern Jewish
personalities who made major contributions
in the fields of politics, science,
literature, the arts, and finance.
Mon/Wed 11:00-12:15 PM [Code 1395]
Professor Herbert Druks

CORE CURRICULUM

CORC 3205 [CC 20.05]:

The Jewish Diaspora
Global Connections as reflected in the
network of Jewish communities dispersed
across the planet for more than 2,500
years.
Mon/Wed 11:00-12:15 PM [Code 3665]
Professor Ilana Abramovitch
Tue/Thur 11:00-12:15 PM [Code 2017]
Professor Jonathan Helfand
Mon/Wed 6:30-7:45 PM [Code 1930]
Professor Robert M. Shapiro

 

JUST 3047 [Jud 47]:

History of the Jews in the United States:
A survey of American Jewry from 1650’s to
the present
Mon/Wed 12:50-2:05 PM [Code 2059]
Professor Hebert Druks

YIDDISH

YIDM 1002 [Yidsh 2]: Elementary 2
Elementary 1 or equivalent required.
Mon/Wed 8:00-9:15 PM [Code 3527]
Professor Robert M. Shapiro

 
JUST 3115 [Jud 11.5]: History of Zionism
A historical review of the development of
Zionism as an idea and as a political
movement.
Mon/Wed 9:30-10:45 AM [Code 2055]
Professor Herbert Druks

HEBREW

HEBR 1001 [Hebrew 1]:

Elementary 1
No prior knowledge needed.
Mon/Wed 9:30-10:45 AM [Code 0479]
Professor Itzhak Kerstein

HEBR 1002 [Hebrew 2]:

Intermediate Hebrew 1
Elementary 1 or equivalent required.
Mon/Wed 11:00-12:15 PM [Code 0480]
Professor Itzhak Kerstein

 
J UST 3135 [Jud 13.5]: Sages and Scholars
Biographical studies of major Jewish
scholars and religious personalities from
the late Middle Ages to the twentieth
century.
Tue/Thur 5:05-6:20 PM [Code 3523]
Professor Sid Leiman

JUST 3033 [Jud 33]:

Maimonides: Intellectual Protrait- Philosopher, Legalist, Physician
Readings from Maimondes’ Jewish
philosophical, ethical,and legal writings.
Tue/Thur 6:30-7:45 PM [Code 2057]
Professor Sid Leiman

 

JUST 3535 [Jud 53.5] / CMLT 3625:

Literature of the Holocaust
The impact of the Holocaust as reflected in
contemporary literature.
Tue/Thur 9:30-10:45PM [Code 2060]
Professor Robert Shapiro

JUST 4435 [Jud 43.5]: Italian Jewry
The unique relationship between Italy and
its Jewish population..
Tue/Thur 11:00-12:15PM [Code 3525]
Professor Sara Reguer
 
JUST 4195 [Jud 19.5]: Anti-Semitism
Analysis of ideological and historical
origins of anti-Semitism.
Tue/Thur 2:15-3:30 PM [Code 3524]
Professor Jonathan Helfand