Welcome to the Department of Judaic Studies
History • Philosophy • Hebrew • Yiddish • American Judaism • Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies • Modern Israel • Holocaust Studies
"Areas of Study"
The heart of the undergraduate program in Judaic Studies is found in a student's "Area of Study." Judaic Studies students shape their degree around a set of courses they choose. Students may focus their studies in Jewish history, philosophy, Yiddish culture, Judaism in America, Holocaust studies, Israel studies, religious studies, literature, and more.
Job Opening in Israel Studies
This position is the third of three cluster hires in Israel Studies and the successful candidate will be a member of both the Judaic Studies Department and the new Center for Israel Studies (see binghamton.edu/israel-studies/). For more information about the position and to apply, click here.
Older Adult Auditor Program
New York state law permits residents 60 years or older to audit credit-bearing classes at state-affiliated campuses free of charge.
New Fall Mini Course
Contemporary Israeli Lit: Sayed Kashua's Dancing Arabs. This mini course in Israeli Literature will examine the tensions and complexities of life in Israel through a close and slow reading of Sayed Kashua’s novel Dancing Arabs. The language of instruction will be English. The text will be read in Hebrew, with an available English translation. All secondary materials will be in English.
2-Credits / Tues/Thurs 2:50-4:15pm
New Winter-term Study Abroad Field Course with Prof. Rabineau
Join Professor Rabineau for a 3 credit course in Israel this Winter! "Walking and Waymarking in Israel." For details, click here.
Binghamton University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is pleased to announce that we have expanded our programming and are now offering a combined (fast-track) BA-MPA program in Judaic Studies.
An MPA degree is a professional degree for those interested in public service careers in management. It is ideal for individuals who are committed to public service, would like to be a leader in a nonprofit or public organization, and want to make a positive difference in the world.
Professor Jon Karp
Professor Randy Friedman
Library Tower 1307
PO Box 6000
Support Judaic Studies
Please go to the Binghamton University Foundation website and follow the Foundation instructions.