Course Credits: 3

Catalog Description

Covers topics in Jewish history from biblical beginnings to present day. Topics vary each semester. Consult the online Schedule Planner for specific topics. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours within the degree. Recommended prereqs., HIST/JWST 1818 or HIST/JWST 1828 or HIST 1308 or JWST 2350 or other course work in Middle Eastern or Jewish History. Same as JWST 4348. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only.

Semesters Offered

  • Fall 2022
    • Antisemitism
  • Fall 2021 - In person
    • Childhood in Israel/Palestine
  • Spring 2021
  • Spring 2019

 Modern Childhood in Israel/Palestine. Will examine topics relating to History, Jewish Studies and Israel/Palestine studies. Analyzes the history of modern childhood in Israel and Palestine from the 19th century to the present. Themes include agency, work, lifecycle and culpability. Topics range from collective parenting on Israeli Kibbutzim, growing up in Ottoman Palestine, to the legal status of stone-throwing Palestinian children.

  • Spring 2018

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