Current courses by topic: History
2 courses in 2 subcategories:
Ancient and Medieval History (1 course)
How to Read the Bible: Bridging the Gap between Ourselves and Our Inherited Texts, Part II
To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will utilize methods for reading ...
Modern History (1 course)
Hollywood and the Jews: 1930 - 1960
In this course we will look at three themes relating to Hollywood and the Jews between 1930 and 1960. The Disappearing Jew How Jewish characters and issues disappeared from the silver screen making American Jewry ...