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Undergraduate Jewish Studies

Active Courses 2013-2014

JS 101 Introduction to Jewish Studies
JS 120 Israeli Culture and Society (same as MESAS 120)*
JS 125 Introduction to Jewish Literature (same as MESAS 125)
JS 170 Modern Jewish History (same as HIST 170)*
JS 190 Freshman Seminar

JS 205S Biblical Literature (same as REL 205S)
JS 210R(S) Classic Religious Texts (same as REL 210R)
JS 218 Nazi Germany
JS 220 Modern Jewish Literature (same as MESAS 220/REL 272)
JS 230 Yiddish Culture (same as GER 230)
JS 250 Introduction to Biblical Archeology (same as MESAS 250/REL 260)
JS 251 Daily Life in Ancient Israel (same as MESAS 251/REL 251)
JS 252 The Archeology of Jerusalem (same as MESAS 252)
JS 258 Anthropology of the Jews (same as ANTH 150)
JS 259R Field Work in Biblical Archeology (same as MESAS 259R/REL 261R)
JS 270 Survey of Jewish History (same as HIST 270)
JS 271 Topics in Jewish History
JS 273 Topics in Jewish Religion and Culture
JS 275 Topics in Jewish Literature

JS 300 Methods in Jewish Studies
JS 308 Judaism (same as REL 308)
JS 309 Jews and Judaism in Modern Times (same as REL 309)
JS 320 Jewish Culture and Society in the Middle East (same as MESAS 320)
JS 324 The Holocaust (same as REL 324)
JS 325 Israeli Land and Culture on Location (same as MESAS 325 – summer)
JS 326 History of Judaic Languages (same as MESAS 326, LING 326)
JS 327 Religion in the Holy Land on Location (same as MESAS 327/REL 327 – summer)
JS 328 European Sephardi Jewish Culture on Location (same as MESAS 328/REL 373 – summer)
JS 329 American Jewish History (same as HIST 329)
JS 330R Supervised Reading in Yiddish Literature (same as YIDD 397R)
JS 340 Rabbinic Judaism (same as REL 340)
JS 341 Medieval Jewish Thought (same as REL 341)
JS 343 Modern Jewish Thought (same as REL 343)
JS 352 Women in Judaism (same as REL 352)
JS 353 The Jewish Mystical Tradition (same as REL 353)
JS 354R The Ethics of Judaism (same as REL 354)
JS 360 History of Modern Israel (same as HIST 370)
JS 370R Topics in Jewish Religion and Culture
JS 371R Topics in Jewish History
JS 372R Topics in Jewish Languages
JS 375R Topics in Jewish Literature (same as MESAS 375)
JS 381 Jews in Russian Culture (same as RUSS 381)
JS 383 The Arab-Israeli Conflict (same as HIST 383, POLS 383)
JS 397 Directed Study in Israel/Holy Land (same as MESAS 397 – summer)

JS 420R Readings in Judeo-Arabic Texts (same as MESAS 420R)
JS 430R Modern Hebrew Literature (same as HEBR 430R)
JS 435R Hebrew of the Israeli Media (same as HEBR 435R)
JS 470 Topics in Jewish Religion and Culture
JS 471 Topics in Jewish History
JS 472 Topics in Jewish Literature
JS 475R Special Topics in Biblical Archeology (same as MESAS 475R)
JS 490 Senior Seminar
JS 495R Honors Thesis
JS 497R Directed Study in Jewish Studies

HEBR 101 Elementary Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 102 Elementary Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 201 Intermediate Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 202 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 301 Advanced Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 302 Advanced Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 415R Reading Modern Hebrew
HEBR 430R Modern Hebrew Literature
HEBR 435R Hebrew of the Israeli Media
HEBR 497R Supervised Reading in Hebrew

YDD 101 Elementary Yiddish I
YDD 102 Elementary Yiddish II

* = active course but never taught

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