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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 001 46315 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel LAP 250  

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 34204 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 34205 - 09/02-12/11 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 34206 - 09/02-12/11 Silverman, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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 201 47901 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel 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.

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 46200 - 09/02-12/11 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 46201 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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 47141 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Brusin, David BOL 281  

JEWISH 368(268): Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (3 units; U ; HU)

Jewish and Christian answers to theological questions raised by the Holocaust, such as "Where was God?" Focus on interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 254 with same topic. Hebr St 368(268) & Jewish 368(268) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53337 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel BOL B76  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-379: Introduction to Jewish History (3 units; U ; HU)

Historical survey of major currents in Jewish culture and society from antiquity to the present day, with particular focus on the modern era.

Notes:
Hist 379 & Jewish 379 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 46675 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/03 Silverman, Lisa PHY 120  
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/24      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/08      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/22      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 11/05      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 12/03      
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Class meetings held on 9/3, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, and 12/3
Audit never allowed.

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 46202 - 09/02-12/11 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 46203 - 09/02-12/11   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 34207 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 34209 - 09/02-12/11 Silverman, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 202 34208 - 09/02-12/11 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
A special course fee of $92.00 per credit, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
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 002 34210 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel 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 53409 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce AUP 191  

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 48324 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Margolis, Dana LAP 257  

HEBR ST-101: First Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

For students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew. Elements of reading and grammar, vocabulary building, and fundamental principles of the language. Reading in simple narrative Hebrew prose. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. May not be taken for cr by students who have completed Hebr St 51 or 52. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 48331 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  

HEBR ST-201: Third-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Advanced grammar and idiom. Easy selections from the Bible and later Hebrew literature.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 102(P) or 54(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 002 51618 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  
Taught with Hebr St 499-002
Consent required to audit.

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 45073 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  

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 201 48128 - 09/02-12/11 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 368(268): Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (3 units; U ; HU)

Jewish and Christian answers to theological questions raised by the Holocaust, such as "Where was God?" Focus on interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 254 with same topic. Hebr St 368(268) & Jewish 368(268) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53284 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel BOL B76  
Consent required to audit.

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 45074 - 09/02-12/11 Eckman, Mark 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 35422 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 35423 - 09/02-12/11 Brusin, David TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 35424 - 09/02-12/11 Crain, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 35425 - 09/02-12/11 Mazor, Yair TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 35426 - 09/02-12/11 Margolis, Dana TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HIST-363: Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship (3 units; U/G )

Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52069 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Chu, Winson LAP N101  

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 52674 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Brusin, David BOL 281