Spring 2022

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
HEBR 102-01 Elementary Modern Hebrew
Instructor: Sally Bronner
Course Description:
Introduction to the modern Hebrew language. Alphabet, phonics and grammatical structures. Emphasizes development of reading comprehension, composition and conversational skills.Prerequisite: 101 or the equivalent.
07:00 PM-08:20 PM, MTWRF
EASTC 108
Courses Offered in JDST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
JDST 240-01 Women, Gender and Judaism
Instructor: Andrea Lieber
Course Description:
Cross-listed with MEST 200-02, RELG 240-01 and WGSS 201-03. This course examines issues of gender in Jewish religion and culture. Starting with the representation of women in the Bible and other classical Jewish texts, we study the highly differentiated gender roles maintained by traditional Jewish culture, and examine the role American feminism has played in challenging those traditional roles. We will also study gender issues in contemporary Israeli society, such as the politics of marriage and divorce, public prayer and gender in the military. Some knowledge of Judaism and Jewish history is helpful, but not required as a prerequisite for this course. This course is cross-listed as RELG 240.
12:30 PM-01:20 PM, MWF
EASTC 411
JDST 500-01 Reinventing Jewish Ritual
Instructor: Andrea Lieber
Course Description:

Courses Offered in MEST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
MEST 200-02 Women, Gender and Judaism
Instructor: Andrea Lieber
Course Description:
Cross-listed with JDST 240-01, RELG 240-01 and WGSS 201-03. This course examines issues of gender in Jewish religion and culture. Starting with the representation of women in the Bible and other classical Jewish texts, we study the highly differentiated gender roles maintained by traditional Jewish culture, and examine the role American feminism has played in challenging those traditional roles. We will also study gender issues in contemporary Israeli society, such as the politics of marriage and divorce, public prayer and gender in the military. Some knowledge of Judaism and Jewish history is helpful, but not required as a prerequisite for this course.
12:30 PM-01:20 PM, MWF
EASTC 411
Courses Offered in RELG
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
RELG 240-01 Women, Gender and Judaism
Instructor: Andrea Lieber
Course Description:
Cross-listed with JDST 240-01, MEST 200-02 and WGSS 201-03. This course examines issues of gender in Jewish religion and culture. Starting with the representation of women in the Bible and other classical Jewish texts, we study the highly differentiated gender roles maintained by traditional Jewish culture, and examine the role American feminism has played in challenging those traditional roles. We will also study gender issues in contemporary Israeli society, such as the politics of marriage and divorce, public prayer and gender in the military. Some knowledge of Judaism and Jewish history is helpful, but not required as a prerequisite for this course. This course is cross-listed as JDST 240.
12:30 PM-01:20 PM, MWF
EASTC 411
Courses Offered in WGSS
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
WGSS 201-03 Women, Gender and Judaism
Instructor: Andrea Lieber
Course Description:
Cross-listed with JDST 240-01, RELG 240-01 and MEST 200-02. This course examines issues of gender in Jewish religion and culture. Starting with the representation of women in the Bible and other classical Jewish texts, we study the highly differentiated gender roles maintained by traditional Jewish culture, and examine the role American feminism has played in challenging those traditional roles. We will also study gender issues in contemporary Israeli society, such as the politics of marriage and divorce, public prayer and gender in the military. Some knowledge of Judaism and Jewish history is helpful, but not required as a prerequisite for this course.
12:30 PM-01:20 PM, MWF
EASTC 411