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Course Schedule for JEWISH STUDIES - Fall 2017
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Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
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3465 JWST-206-01 Arab/Israeli Conflict 1.00 LEC Kiener,Ronald TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA GLB5  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  An examination of the dynamics of the Arab/Israeli conflict, especially since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. The course will focus on the changing interests and positions of the parties involved: Israel, the Palestinians, the Arab states, and the important international players. It will also highlight contradictions within the major camps.
2195 JWST-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and director are required for enrollment.
2291 JWST-497-01 Senior Thesis 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and director are required for enrollment in this single-semester thesis.
3588 HEBR-101-01 Elem Modern Hebrew I 1.00 LEC Ayalon,Michal MWF: 9:00AM-9:50AM TBA HUM  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  A comprehensive introduction to the basic vocabulary and grammatical rules of Modern Hebrew will be systematically presented and reviewed. Designed to develop a basic ability to read, write, understand, and speak modern Hebrew, this course will also include exposure to appropriate cultural materials. (Also offered under the Middle Eastern studies and Jewish studies programs.)
2060 HEBR-201-01 Intermediate Modern Hebrew I 1.00 LEC Ayalon,Michal MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA HUM  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Hebrew 102 or equivalent.
  This course continues the development of skills in conversation, composition, and reading. Advanced grammar and syntax are introduced, as well as expanded readings from Israeli newspapers and literature. (Also offered under the Middle Eastern studies and Jewish studies programs.)
2922 HEBR-301-01 Advanced Modern Hebrew I 1.00 LEC Ayalon,Michal TBA TBA Y GLB2  
  Enrollment limited to 1
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Hebrew 202 or equivalent.
  Emphasis on written essays as well as on comprehension through readings and class discussion of short stories, articles, and poetry. (Also offered under the Middle Eastern studies and Jewish studies programs.)
3154 RELG-109-01 Jewish Tradition 1.00 LEC Kiener,Ronald TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA GLB2  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  A thematic introduction to the major concepts, ritual cycles, holidays, and beliefs of Judaism. Readings and course material will be taken from classic Jewish texts as well as modern secondary sources. (May be counted toward International Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and Jewish Studies.)
3157 RELG-211-01 Intro Hebrew Bible/Old Testame 1.00 LEC Hornung,Gabriel F. TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA HUM  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  Where did the Bible come from? This class will examine the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) in its evolution and complexity. We will pay careful attention to the text's many powerful voices and striking literary features, its great figures such as Abraham, Moses, and David, and its relationship with the major historical events which shaped the life of ancient Israel and later Jewish and Christian tradition. (May be counted toward Jewish Studies and International Studies/Middle Eastern Studies.)