JWST380 - MOD JEW INTEL & CUL HIS

An overview of Jewish intellectual and cultural history from the late 18th century until the present. The course considers the Jewish enlightenment Reform, Conservative and Neo-Orthodox Judaism, Zionist and Jewish Socialis thought, and Jewish thought in the 20th century, particularly in the conte of the Holocaust. Readings of primary sources including Mendelsohn, Geige Hirsch, Herzl, Achad-ha-Am, Baeck, Buber, Kaplan, and others. No previous background is required.
Section 401 - LEC

TR 0130PM-0300PM

RUDERMAN, DAVID

COLLEGE HALL 315A

Jewish Studies Program
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