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

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

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

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14855 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 14856 - 09/05-12/14 Berkowitz, Joel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 14857 - 09/05-12/14 Silverman, Lisa ROOM 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 001 22965 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel BOL B87 PDF
HU   3 LEC 201 21307 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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-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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17721 - 09/05-12/14   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 21103 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Brusin, David PHY 145 Word

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 201 23429 - 09/05-12/14 Silverman, Lisa ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
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. May be retaken 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 24273 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ROOM 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:
May be retaken 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 17720 - 09/05-12/14   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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14858 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 14859 - 09/05-12/14 Silverman, Lisa ROOM 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 002 14860 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Jewish Studies
 
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 201 21462 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
A 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-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 201 24375 - 09/05-12/14 Ben-yitschak, Yael 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.

Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.

HEBR ST-231: Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

The books of the Jewish Scriptures/Christian Old Testament; brief survey of history of ancient Israel. Emphasis on reading biblical texts as ancient religious literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 23054 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
A 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-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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17678 - 09/05-12/14   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 21384 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
A 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-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:
May be retaken 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 17676 - 09/05-12/14 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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 16078 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 16079 - 09/05-12/14 Brusin, David ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 16080 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 16081 - 09/05-12/14 Mazor, Yair ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 16082 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ROOM 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 22860 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Chu, Winson BOL B56 PDF

HIST-370: Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (3 units; U/G )

Selected topics in the history of religious thought, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Intensive reading and student reports will be stressed.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Judaism in the Ancient World
    3 LEC 001 21887 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Beall, Judith HLT 190  

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 22371 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Brusin, David PHY 145 Word