Courses in Jewish Studies

Languages:

  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Aramaic (optional)

 

History:

  • Introduction to Jewish Studies
  • Jewish ethnic geography
  • Jewish paleography
  • History of East European Jews: Early Medieval Period
  • History of the Jews in Ukraine
  • Ukrainian-Jewish relations in the 20th century
  • History of Antisemitism and the Holocaust
  • History of Zionism and the State of Israel
  • History of Jews in the Muslim Orient

 

Religion:

  • History of Judaism
  • Biblical criticism
  • Biblical archaeology
  • Jewish-Christian relations
  • Hasidism: History and beliefs

 

Arts and culture:

  • Material culture of the Jews in Eastern Europe
  • History of Jewish art
  • History of Jewish museums
  • Archival, museum, and library practicum