Course: RS 378. American Jewish Experience (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Seeks to describe the experience of the Jewish religion-ethnic community in America with reference to its own historic background and development and the relationship of the community to the general American culture and to other particular subcultures or ethnic groups. Emphasizes distinctive Jewish values and customs and evaluates their contribution to American culture. Studies contrasts between religious and secular understandings of Jewishness, between different strands of Jewish immigration and between Jewish experience in different regions of the U.S. (Cross-listed with JS 378.) (Available for General Education, F Comparative Cultural Studies.) (IC) (WI)

Fall-2024 - Schedule of Classes

RS 378

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