November 10, 2016
Have you ever wondered why Jews keep kosher? Why some Jews don’t drive or text on Saturday? What makes bagels a Jewish food?
If you’ve ever wondered about the world’s oldest religion, consider taking JS 180gp this coming Spring. This class explores Jewish experience as a living, developing tradition. By looking at the historical development of Judaism, you will better understand its contemporary and varied manifestations. This course will discuss Judaism through an interdisciplinary lens, by exploring its literature, history, tradition, practices, beliefs, and material culture. As a general education course and it satisfies GE-C and GE-G. No prior knowledge of Judaism necessary!