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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-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 44556 - 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 44557 - 01/22-05/10 Berkowitz, Joel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 44558 - 01/22-05/10 Silverman, Lisa ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 44559 - 01/22-05/10   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 51414 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel BOL B87  
Taught w/Hebrew St 261.
HU   3 LEC 201 52105 - 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel 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.

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. May be retaken 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 50597 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM 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:
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 47360 - 01/22-05/10   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 52106 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Brusin, David NWQ G544  

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 50407 - 01/22-05/10   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 47359 - 01/22-05/10   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 44560 - 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 44561 - 01/22-05/10 Berkowitz, Joel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 44562 - 01/22-05/10 Brusin, David ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 44563 - 01/22-05/10 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 001 44564 - 01/22-05/10 Silverman, Lisa ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 44565 - 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 44566 - 01/22-05/10 Berkowitz, Joel 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 001 52688 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Margolis, Dana BOL B64  

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 201 54009 - 01/22-05/10 Ben-yitschak, Yael 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.

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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Modern Israeli Film
HU   3 LEC 001 55097 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Mazor, Yair CRT 319  

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 47318 - 01/22-05/10   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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Jewish Jesus
    3 LEC 002 55096 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Brusin, David NWQ G544  
Prophets & Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible
    3 LEC 201 50941 - 01/22-05/10 Margolis, Dana 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.

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 50940 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Margolis, Dana BOL B64  

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 47316 - 01/22-05/10   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 45760 - 01/22-05/10 Baum, Rachel ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 45761 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 45762 - 01/22-05/10 Mazor, Yair ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 45763 - 01/22-05/10 Margolis, Dana ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HIST-282: The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (3 units; U ; HU)

The challenge of colonialisms--Ottoman, Portuguese, French and British--and the response of nationalisms-Arab, Turkish, Persian, and Zionist; also the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 52795 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Zarate, Arthur HLT 190  

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 52237 - 01/22-05/10 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.

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 53582 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Brusin, David NWQ G544