JWSH 344. Modern Jewish History. 3 Hours H.

This course explores the complex of interactions between Jews, Judaism, and modernity by examining the challenges to Jewish life and thought, community and culture, self-understanding and survival, from the early modern period to the present day. Through the lenses of religious, cultural, intellectual, and political expression, the course examines the social, economic, and demographic changes in Jewish communities in Western, Central and Eastern Europe, the United States, and Israel along with the impact of antisemitism and the Holocaust. (Same as HIST 344.) LEC.

Minor in Jewish Studies


...Society JWSH 311 Narratives of Jewish Life JWSH...Cross-Referenced Courses AMS 344 Case Study in...

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures


...to Judaism JWSH 343 The Holocaust in History JWSH 344 Modern Jewish History JWSH 327...

Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


...3 WGSS/ENGL/AAAS 344 Black Feminist Theory...Contemporary African Literature WGSS/JWSH/HIST 335 History...