Jews & Challenges/Modernity

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Judaic Studies
Course Number: 
345
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The emergence of modern Jewish identity and culture, focusing on the socio-economic, political, and intellectual forces which led to improved treatment of Jews. Topics include: Hasidim, Enlightenment, and the impact of the French Revolution. Analysis of the implications of modernity for the Jewish community and family, the synagogue, secular Judaism, and Jewish-Gentile relations. (Gen.Ed. HS, DG)
Comments: 
Graduate Level option available. Contact Instructor.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
16266

Course Sections

Jews & Challenges/Modernity
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Ralph Melnick rmelnick@judnea.umass.edu M W 2:30PM 3:45PM Herter Hall room 444