HIST380 - MOD JEW INTEL & CULT HIS

Description: 
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 Socialist thought, and Jewish thought in the 20th century, particularly in the context of the Holocaust. Readings of primary sources including Mendelsohn, Geiger, Hirsch, Herzl, Achad-ha-Am, Baeck, Buber, Kaplan, and others. No previous background is required.
Instructors: 
RUDERMAN, DAVID
Day and Time: 
MW 0200PM-0320PM
Room: 
COLLEGE HALL 318
Activity: 
LEC
Cross Listings: 
  • JWST380401
  • RELS320401