JUDC 1028 - History of Jewish Civilization 2: 1500 to the Present

Description
An introduction to the history Jewish civilization in the early modern and modern period as interpreted through Jewish historical, religious,literary and cultural developments from 1500 to the present. Special attention is paid to Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire, Western and Eastern Europe, and North America. Topics include the false messiah Shabbetai Zevi, Hasidism, the Jewish Enlightenment, Emancipation, European Antisemitism, religious reforms, Yiddish culture, early Zionism, the Holocaust, Israel, and the challenges of modernity.
Attributes
CM Effective Communication CT Critical Thinking KI Knowledge Integration DC Diversity & Culture DEI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion HP Historical Perspectives
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
MWF, TuTh
Avg. Class Size
48
Avg. Sections
1