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Jewish Studies
Contact: Senior Lecturer Rachel Baum, rbaum@uwm.edu

Please visit: https://www4.uwm.edu/jewishstudies/index.cfm 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-100 : Introduction to Judaism (3 units; U ; HU)

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

Notes:
Previously HEBR ST 100. No credit for students with credit in HEBR ST 238 with same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50599 - 01/21-05/07 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
52182 - 01/21-05/07 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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:
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
45081 - 01/21-05/07   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 credit for students with credit in HEBR ST 238 with same topic. HEBR ST 261/JEWISH 261 were previously 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
55862 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Baum, Rachel CRT 124  

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 101
49262 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  
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
47495 - 01/21-05/07   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
50291 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  

JEWISH-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 with change in topic to 9 cr max. Previously HEBR ST 331. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Prophets & Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
49524 - 01/21-05/07 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
52183 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Berkowitz, Joel CRT 309  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-368 : 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 credit for students with credit in HEBR ST 254 with same topic. HEBR ST 368 and JEWISH 368 were previously jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
55598 - 01/21-05/07 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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 101
49108 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  
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
47494 - 01/21-05/07   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
45085 - 01/21-05/07   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
45089 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Jewish Studies
 
COMPLIT-340 : Studies in Literary Genres and Modes: (3 units; U/G )

Literary genres and modes from at least one international cultural context.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

Literary genres and modes from at least one international cultural context.

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
Holocaust Testimonies
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54606 - 01/21-05/07 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
51126 - 01/21-05/07 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
52133 - 01/21-05/07 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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
47453 - 01/21-05/07   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
46187 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
46188 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003
46189 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004
46190 - 01/21-05/07   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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50645 - 01/21-05/07 Larsen, Andrew ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50355 - 01/21-05/07 Mueller, Brian ONLINE WEB  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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

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

Notes:
Previously HEBR ST 100. No credit for students with credit in HEBR ST 238 with same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50599 - 01/21-05/07 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

JEWISH-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 with change in topic to 9 cr max. Previously HEBR ST 331. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Prophets & Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
49524 - 01/21-05/07 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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.

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
50977 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53507 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  

POL SCI-328G : 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.

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
50977 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53507 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  

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