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The Segal Building, photograph by Esteban Enrique, a student in JWSS 1285, taken on a walking tour of historic Jewish sites in Boston’s North End

The following is a complete list of Jewish Studies courses. Please see the Registrar’s website for the list of current courses and our website page for this year’s offerings.

  • CLTR/JWSS 1575 Jewish Film and Fiction
  • CLTR 3450 Israeli and Palestinian Film
  • ENGL 2610/JWSS 2610 Contemporary Israeli Literature and Art Abroad
  • ENGL 3100/JWSS 3100 Anti-Semitism in 20th-Century American Literature and Film
  • ENGL 3678/JWSS 3678  Bedrooms & Battlefields: Hebrew Bible & the Origins of Sex, Gender, & Ethnicity
  • ENGL 3685/JWSS 3685 From Kafka to Kushner:  Modern and Contemporary Jewish Literature
  • HBRW 1101 Elementary Hebrew 1
  • HBRW 1102 Elementary Hebrew 2
  • HBRW 2101 Intermediate Hebrew 1
  • HIST 1292 Jerusalem: Space and Image
  • HIST/JWSS 1294 European Jewish History
  • HIST 2280 Hitler, Germany, and the Holocaust
  • HIST 2282 The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide
  • HIST/JWSS 2300 Race, Ethnicity, Religion: The Example of Jewishness
  • HIST/JWSS 2285 America and the Holocaust
  • HIST/JWSS 2430 Digital Histories of Ethnic Boston
  • HIST/JWSS 2431 The American Jewish Experience
  • INTL 2100 Modern Israel
  • JRNL 3300 Covering Conflicts: Peace, War, and the Media
  • JWSS 2269 Jews and American Popular Culture
  • JWSS 2500 Zionism and the Challenges of Jewish Statehood
  • JWSS 3447 Topics in Jewish Studies
  • JWSS 4660 Jewish Studies Module
  • JWSS 4992 Directed Study
  • MUSC 1132 Music of the Jewish People
  • PHIL 3385 History of Jewish Rationalism
  • PHIL 4605 Advanced Seminar: Spinoza
  • PHIL 1120 Understanding the Bible
  • PHIL 1270 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Western Religions
  • PHIL 1271 Sex in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • PHIL/JWSS 1285 Jewish Religion and Culture
  • PHIL 1286 American Judaism
  • PHIL 1287 Modern Judaism
  • PHIL 2300 Mysticism
  • PHIL 2311 The Kabbalah: Jewish Mysticism from the Zohar to Madonna
  • PHIL/JWSS 2313 Exploring the Jewish Diaspora—From Mountain Jews to Crypto-Jews
  • PHIL 2315 Adam andEve and Their Interpreters
  • PHIL 2322 Responses to the Holocaust
  • PHIL 3387 Modern Jewish Thought
  • POLS 2370 Religion and Politics
  • POLS 2365 Blacks and Jews
  • POLS 3465 Government and Politics in the Middle East
  • POLS 3470 Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • SOCL 1240 Sociology of Prejudice and Violence
  • SOCL 2270 Race and Ethnic Relations
  • WMNS/JWSS 2259 Sex and Gender in the Jewish Experience