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JS 1040: Intro to Modern Jewish History

Posted by on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description: Meaning and origins of modern Jewish history from 1492. The diverse experiences of Jewish communities across the globe. Men’s and women’s redefinition of Jewish identity as they confronted modernity. Rise of secular rights for Jews but also of new forms of persecution. No credit for students who have earned credit for JS 1240.

Eligible for:

  • Econ/Hist Interdisciplinary
  • European Studies
  • History
  • Religious Studies

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