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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2019

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 204, JSTU-J 303, and JSTU-J 304 each may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are in italics. See here for graduate course listing. See Spring 2019 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100-200 LEVEL COURSES

RELIGION AND LAW (3 cr)           
Sarah Imhoff and Winni Sullivan
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities (10689)
TR 10:10-11 (SW 007)
Plus Discussion: F 10:10-11 (10690); F 11:15-12:05 (10691); F 12:20-1:10 (29427); F 1:25-2:15 (29428)
GenEd A&H; CASE A&H; CASE CAPP

WHO WROTE THE BIBLE? (3 cr)                 
Herb Marks
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities (10630)
MW 3:35-4:25 (GA 0001)
Plus Discussion: F 10:10-11 (11644); F 11:15-12:05 (11645); F 1010-11 (11646); F 11:15-12:05 (11647)
GenEd A&H; CASE A&H; CASE CAPP

INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT/HEBREW BIBLE (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
REL-A 210 (6189)
MW 2:30-3:45 (JH 065)
GenEd A&H, GenED WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

ANNE FRANK & HITLER: STUDIES IN THE REPRESENTATION OF GOOD AND EVIL (3 cr)            
Alvin Rosenfeld
TR 2:30-3:45 (GA 1134)
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (6749) / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place (6725)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

ISRAELI CINEMA (3 cr)
Dmitry Romashov
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (35523)
MW 4:00-6:30 pm (AUD A151) 
2nd 8 week course
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

PROSTITUTES, HOMEMAKERS, & CEOS: ISRAEL & THE CONCEPT OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
NELC-N 204 Topics in Middle Eastern Culture and Society (29818)
MW 9:30-12 (RA B109)
2nd 8 Week Course
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H

INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH HISTORY: FROM SPANISH EXPULSION TO THE PRESENT (3 cr)          
Charles Bernsen
JSTU-J 252 (6243) / HIST-H 252 (2819)
TR 1-2:15 (GA 1122)
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J252 or HIST-H 252

ISRAEL: HISTORY, SOCIETY, CULTURE (3 cr)         
Tamir Karkason
JSTU-J 254 (30607) / HIST-C 230 (31974)
TR 11:15-12:30 (AUD A151)
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of J254 or HIST-C 230

300 LEVEL COURSES

THE KIBBUTZ IN FACT & FICTION (3 cr)                  
Stephen Katz
JSTU-C 340 (35777) / NELC-N 695
MW 2:30-5:00 (BH 222)
2nd 8 Weeks
CASE A&H; CASE GCC

WHAT IS MIDDLE EASTERN? PERSPECTIVES GAINED THROUGH COMPARISON WITH ISRAEL (3 cr)            
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (9561) / NELC-N 304 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society (9563) / NELC-N 695 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society (7285)
TR 2:30-3:45 (SE 240)
CASE S&H; credit given for only one of J304 or NELC-N 304 with this topic

RESEARCHING ANTISEMITISM IN SOCIAL MEDIA (3 cr)                 
Gunther Jikeli
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (12642) / INTL-I 305 Advanced Topics in Culture & Politics ( )
MW 1-2:15 (LH 035)
CASE S&H

JEWS AND RACE (3 cr)         
Charles Bernsen
JSTU-J 310 (36868)
MW 4:00-6:30 pm (LH 316)
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H

ZIONISM AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL (3 cr)  
Tamir Karkason
JSTU-J 324 (12422) /  HIST-B 324 (31975)
TR 4:00-5:15 (LH 310)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC2; credit given for only one of J324 or HIST-B 324

JERUSALEM: THE HOLY CITY (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 325 (31959)
MW 1-2:15
CASE A&H; CASE GCC2

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN JEWISH STUDIES (1 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-X 395
May 5-12, 2019
P: Enrollment in and completion of JSTU-J 325; instructor/department consent required. Application required. Application deadine is October 18. Applications received after this date will be reviewd as space allows.

HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST (3 cr)       
Mark Roseman
JSTU-J 323 (8039)/ HIST-H 323 (7916)
TR 11:15-12:05 (WY 005)
Discussion:  M 10:10 -11 (8040/7917); T 1:25-2:15 (8041/7918); W 12:20-1:10 (8044/7919); F 10:10 -11 (10893/10877)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC2; credit given for only one of J323 or HIST-B 323

EXPLORING JEWISH IDENTITY TODAY (3 cr)   
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 359 (30688) / FOLK-F 359 (31582)
TR 9:30-10:45 (LH 030)
CASE S&H; IW; credit given for only one of J359 or FOLK-F 359; CASE DUS

WOMEN IN THE BIBLE (3 cr)       
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 375 (30610) / REL-A 375 (31439)
TR 1:00-2:15 (LH 008)
CASE A&H; credit given for only one of J375 or REL-A 375

JEWISH LANGUAGE COURSES

BEGINNING YIDDISH II (4 cr / 3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 150 (10896) / GER-Y 502 (10897)
MWF 9:30-10:45 (GA 3106)
GenEd WL

INTERMEDIATE YIDDISH II (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 250 (12435) / GER-Y 504 (12441)
ARR
P: GER-Y 200/GER-Y 503
GenEd WL

ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW I (4 cr / 3 cr)                                                                                                    
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 100 (12301)  / NELC-H 501 (12476)
MW 10:10-11:00 (AD A152); F 9:30-10:45 (AD A151)
GenEd WL

ELEMENTARY MODERN HEBREW II (4 cr / 3 cr)   
JSTU-H 150 / NELC-H 502
MW 10:10-11:00 (LH 019); F 9:30-10:45 (LH 019)  (2859 / 5436)  M. Maoz-Levy
MW 11:15-12:05 (GA 0013); F 11:15-12:30 (GA 0013); (2858 / 3781)  D. Romashov
MW 12:20-1:10 (GA 0013); F 1:00-2:15 (GA 0013); (2860 / 5437) D. Romashov THIS SECTION (ONLY) CANCELLED
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100/NELC-H 501 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

INTERMEDIATE MODERN HEBREW I (3 cr)       
Ayelet Weiss                                                                                                     
JSTU-H 200 (30689) / NELC-H 503 (31390)
MWF 12:20-1:10 (PSY 111)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150/NELC-H 502 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

INTERMEDIATE MODERN HEBREW II (3 cr)            
JSTU-H 250 / NELC-H 504
MWF 10:10-11:00 (LH 023); (2861 / 5438)  D. Romashov
MWF 11:15-12:05 (LH 023);  (2862 / 5439) M. Maoz-Levy
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200/NELC-H 503 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

ADVANCED MODERN HEBREW II (3 cr)                                                                                                                        
M. Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 350 (2863)  / NELC-H 506 (3782) 
MWF 12:20-1:10 (LH 101)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 300/NELC-H 350 or equivalent proficiency.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

INDIVIDUAL READINGS IN YIDDISH STUDIES: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, & CULTURE (1-3 cr)                         
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-X 493 (2723)
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

READINGS FOR HONORS IN JEWISH STUDIES (3 cr)         
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 399 (2864)
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

HONORS THESIS (3-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 499 (2866)
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
Graded Pass/Fail
Topics: Jewish Cooking (6331); Jewish Cooking, Holidays and Modern Life (6332); Israel 101(6333); Campus
Superstar/Event Planning (6336); Jews in Politics & Pop Culture (8W1; 6334); Outdoor Jewish Leadership (8W2; 6335)

INTERNSHIP IN JEWISH STUDIES (1-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 473 (6244)
Arranged

INDIVIDUAL READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES (1-3 cr)        
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 490 (2865)
ARR day/time
P: Consent of instructor