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Jewish Studies
Coordinator: Rachel Baum CRT 879 (414) 229-5156 rbaum@uwm.edu

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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JEWISH-101: Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film (3 units; U ; HU)

Cross-disciplinary study of modern Jewish culture in America, with particular attention given to Jewish-American literature, film, and history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 33133 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB Word
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

JEWISH-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 20196 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 20197 - 01/21-05/08 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 20485 - 01/21-05/08 Silverman, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 21359 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-247: Topics in Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to various aspects of modern Jewish literature, art, and culture; possible topics include Jewish music, Jewish American literature, Holocaust literature, and Jewish art.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Contemporary American Literature by Russian Jews
HU   3 LEC 001 34197 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 03/26 Levantovskaya, Margarita TBA  
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/02      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/09   BOL B80  
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/16   TBA  
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/23      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/30      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 05/07      
Class meets in Center for Jewish Studies, Greene Museum
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Class meetings held 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7

JEWISH-261: Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (3 units; U ; HU)

Holocaust literature and film; issues of representation and memory. Texts include memoirs, graphic novels, fiction, and documentaries.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 with same topic. Hebr St 261 & Jewish 261 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 29916 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel CUN 107  
Taught w/Hebrew St 261.

JEWISH-289: Internship in Jewish Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Jewish studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Jewish; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20694 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 20206 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-299: Ad Hoc: (1 - 6 units; U )

Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Russian Jews in America
    1 LEC 001 22468 3:30 PM-4:20 PM W 02/17-03/15 Levantovskaya, Margarita CRT 319  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Course will include a field trip to Chicago to see a play on March 2. Course will also meet at Greene Museum (Center for Jewish Studies) on March 5. Please contact the professor with any questions.

JEWISH-328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (3 units; U/G )

Competing views about the Arab-Israeli conflict, especially its Palestinian dimension. History and evolution of the conflict; current issues and possible solutions.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Jewish 328 & Pol Sci 328 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as a repeat of Hebr St 238 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 33309 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Brusin, David LAP 250  

JEWISH-358: The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (3 units; U/G )

History of the Jews in Europe from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present, with an emphasis on their cultural production.

Notes:
Hist 358 & Jewish 358 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24930 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 01/22 Silverman, Lisa PHY 143  
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 02/12      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 03/05      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 03/26      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 04/16      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 05/07      
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Class meetings held 1/22, 2/12, 3/5, 3/26, 4/16, 5/7.

Taught with HIST 358-001. Students may enroll in either History 358 or Jewish Studies 358.
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-489: Internship in Jewish Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Jewish studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above Jewish course; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20198 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 20207 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Jewish studies faculty or academic staff member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 20199 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 20484 - 01/21-05/08 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 20584 - 01/21-05/08 Brusin, David TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 21360 - 01/21-05/08 Silverman, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-799: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent reading or project; topic selected in consultation with supervising professor.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 20585 - 01/21-05/08 Silverman, Lisa TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 21676 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 21677 - 01/21-05/08 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Jewish Studies
 
CLASSIC 274(HEBR ST 274): Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 33643 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Precourt, Bruce BOL B60  

HEBR ST-100: Introduction to Judaism (3 units; U ; HU)

Laws, beliefs, rituals, and holidays of the Jewish religion and people; development of Judaism.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 w/same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 22232 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Margolis, Dana CRT 109  

HEBR ST-102: Second Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Continuation of Hebr St 101. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. No cr for students who have cr in Hebr St 53 & 54. Prereq: Hebr St 101(P) or 51(P) & 52(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 21091 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 01/21-05/08 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B13  

HEBR ST-202: Fourth-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Continuation of Hebr St 201.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 201(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 20319 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B13  
to be a 4 credit course

HEBR ST-238: Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to various aspects of Hebrew/Jewish literature, art, and culture; possible topics include biblical literature, Israeli film, children's literature, drama, Israeli culture, Holocaust literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Joy of Modern Hebrew Film
HU   3 LEC 001 22294 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Mazor, Yair CRT 103  

HEBR ST-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 18805 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-331: Topics in Biblical Literature: (3 units; U )

Analysis of genres or issues in biblical literature; topics may include wisdom literature, prophetic writings, Bible as literature, God in the Old Testament.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Prophets & Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible
    3 LEC 202 22241 - 01/21-05/08 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 22233 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Margolis, Dana CRT 209  

HEBR ST-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 18806 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-699: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Hebr St faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Hebr St prog coord.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 17991 - 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 19353 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 19816 - 01/21-05/08 Mazor, Yair TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 22490 - 01/21-05/08 Margolis, Dana TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HIST-364: The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism & the Fate of Jewish People in Europe, 1933-45 (3 units; U/G )

The rise of Nazism; anti-Semitism; annihilation of Jews and other ethnic and religious minorities; Jewish responses and resistance; legacy of persecution.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students with Hist 295 'Historical Encounters: The Holocaust.' Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 32012 - 01/21-05/08 Silverman, Lisa ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

POL SCI-328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (3 units; U/G )

Competing views about the Arab-Israeli conflict, especially its Palestinian dimension. History and evolution of the conflict; current issues and possible solutions.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Jewish 328 & Pol Sci 328 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as a repeat of Hebr St 238 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 33310 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Brusin, David LAP 250