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Fall 2022 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 204, JSTU-J 303, JSTU-J 304, and JSTU-J 306 each may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are in italics. See Fall 2022 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill. For all Hebrew students, it is strongly recommended that once students start the study of the language, they continue and complete the language sequence with no breaks, to ensure a high level of skill development, performance and grades. Graduate level courses can be found here. Course listings are subject to change. Please see the Schedule of Classes on the Registrar's website for the most up-to-date information.

NOTE: Due to Covid19, event and course scheduling is tentative and arrangements may change. Updates will be noted on our website as soon as possible.

Please note that the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin is the official source for College course information (CASE, course descriptions), degree requirements, programs of study, policies and procedures.

100-200 LEVEL COURSES

VT: Researching White Supremacism and Antisemitism on Social Media (3 cr)
GŁnther Jikeli
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities (5846)
MW 9:10-10:00
Plus Discussion: R 3:00-3:50 (5847); R 4:10-5:00 (5848); F 1:50-2:40 (5849); F 3:00-3:50 (5850)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE CAPP

VT: Intersections on Blackness and Jewishness (1 cr)
S. Katz, V. Grim, C. Calloway-Thomas, S. Imhoff, A. Khazzoom, J. Cohen, J. Williams,
COLL-X 211 Experimental Topics (37698)
M 4:10-5:50
2nd 8 Weeks

VT: Anne Frank & Hitler: Studies in the Representation of Good & Evil (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (14500) / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place (15035)
TR 3:15-4:30 (Sycamore Hall 001)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H; credit given for only one of J203 or HON-H 234 with this topic.  3.5 GPA or higher required or be Hutton Honors College Student. Email clipsonw@indiana.edu for departmental consent.

VT: Prophets, Messiahs, and Apocalypses(3 cr)
Laura Carlson-Hasler
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (32230) / REL-A 202 Issues in African, European, & West Asian Religions (30860)
TR 9:45-11:00 am
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

VT: Yiddish Creativity From Folk to Art: Tale, Story, Song, Poem (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (35728)  / GER-E 212 Global Germany (35729)
MW 3:00-4:15
CASE A&H; GenEd A&H

Sacred Books of the Jews (3 cr)
Brian Hillman
JSTU-J 220 (34449) / REL-A 235 (34472)
MW 3:00-4:15
GenEd A&H; GenEd WC; CASE A&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J220 or REL-A 235

Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion (3 cr)
Brian Hillman
JSTU-J 251 (5340) / HIST-H 251 (34446)
TR 11:30-12:45
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J251 or HIST-H 251; Required course for JS major and certificate students

Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 220 (12819)
TR 1:15-2:25
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Kibbutz in Fact and Fiction (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-C 340 (32259)
TR 3:00-4:15
CASE A&H; CASE GCC

VT: Comparative Foreign Policy (3 cr)
Dina Spechler
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (11075) / POLS-Y 363 (7053) / HON-H 304 (8364) / INTL-I 300 (11946)
TR 1:15-2:30
CASE S&H; Credit given for only one of J304, POLS-Y 363, HON-H 304, INTL-I 300 with this topic
Note: students taking the course for credit in Jewish Studies should register for the Jewish Studies section of the course (11075) and identify themselves to the instructor at the beginning of the semester. These students will focus their work on Israel.

VT: United States Foreign Policy (3 cr)
Dina Spechler
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (12050) / POLS-Y 360 (4952) / HON-H 304 (10031) / INTL-I 300 (12143)
TR 4:45-6:00
CASE S&H; Credit given for only one of J304, POLS-Y 360, HON-H 304, INTL-I 300 with this topic
Note: students taking the course for credit in Jewish Studies should register for the Jewish Studies section of the course (12050) and identify themselves to the instructor at the beginning of the semester. These students will focus their work on U.S./Israel relations.

History of the Holocaust(3 cr)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-J 323 (35590) / HIST-H 323 (31400)
TR 11:30-12:20
Plus discussion: F 9:10-10 (35592 /31401); F 10:20-11:10 (35593/31402); M 10:20-11:10 (/35594731403); M 9:10-10:00 (35595/31404)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J323 or HIST-B 323

Zionism and the State of Israel (3 cr)
Vered Sakal
JSTU-J 324 (34441) / HIST-B 324 (34447)
MW 3:00-4:15
CASE S&H; CASE GCC

Modern Hebrew Literature in English (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 380 (32258)
TR 11:30-12:45
CASE A&H

Gender and Power in the Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Laura Carlson Hasler
JSTU-J 303 (36177) / REL-A314 (30864)
TR 1:15-2:30
CASE A&H; Credit given for only one of J303 or REL-A 314 with this topic

VT: Internal Politics and Leadership in Israel (3 cr)
Itai Beeri
SPEA-V 450 (33030)
MW 1:15-2:30

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish I(4 cr / 3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 100 (8221) / GER-Y 501 (8222)
MWF 9:45-11 am
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew I (4 cr / 3 cr)
JSTU-H 100 / JSTU-H 501
MW 10:20-11:10 (WH 114); F 9:45-11:00 (WBWEB)  (2223/12072) M. Maoz-Levy
MW 11:30-12:20 (BH 140); F 11:30-12:45 (WBWEB) (2225/12073) D. Romashov
MW 12:40-1:30 (BH 140) ; F 1:15-2:30 (WBWEB) (2224/12074) D. Romashov
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (4 cr / 3 cr)
A. Weiss
JSTU-H 150 (10111) / JSTU-H 502 (12066)
MW 10:20-11:10 (BH 331) ; F 9:45-11:00 (WBWEB)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100/JSTU-H 501 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)
JSTU-H 200 / JSTU-H 503
MW 10:20-11:10 (BH 236); F 10:20-11:10 (WBWEB) (2226/12067) D. Romashov
MW 12:40-1:30 (WH 119); F 12:40-1:30 (WBWEB) (9182/12069) M. Maoz-Levy
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150/JSTU-H 502 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr)
A. Weiss
JSTU-H 250 (10876) / JSTU-H 504 (12070)
MW 12:40-1:30 (BH 333); F 12:40-1:30 (WBWEB)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200/JSTU-H 503 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 300 (2227) / JSTU-H 505 (12071)
MW 11:30-12:20 (WH 106); F 11:30-12:20 (WBWEB)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250/JSTU-H 504 or equivalent proficiency.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-X 493
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-H 399 (2228)
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-H 499 (2230)
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr)
Hillel Staff
JSTU-X 170
TOPICS: Jewish Cooking (35815); Hot Topics in Judaism (35849)
Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate. Students may only take 1 section per semester and a maximum of 3 credits during degree. S/F grading.
These sections meet at the Simone G. Hillel Center, 730 E. Third Street. Questions regarding the X170 classes should be directed to Hillel@indiana.edu

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr)
JS Internship Authorization Form Required
A. Khazzoom
JSTU-X 473 (5859)
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-X 490 (2229)
ARR day/time
P: Consent of instructor