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HISTORY

HIST-344
Topics in Jewish History (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics in Jewish history exploring one theme, or period, or geographical region of the Jewish past, including the history of women in Jewish tradition, East European Jewry, the world of the shtetl, American Jewish women, and anti-Semitism.

HIST-344
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HISTORY
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Jewish History (3)

The Jewish World after 1945

The middle of the twentieth century saw both the greatest catastrophe of the Jewish people, the Holocaust, and the rebirth of a Jewish state after two thousand years. This class looks at the remnants of Jewish life in Europe after the Holocaust, the development of modern American Jewry and the relations between Israel and the Jewish diaspora up to our own time.