Welcome to the Department of Judaic Studies
History • Philosophy • Literature • American Judaism • Hebrew • Yiddish
Religious Studies • Israel Studies • Holocaust Studies
Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies
Apply for our new Honors Program
Read details here.
Summer and Fall 2019 course offerings
Summer is a great time to meet some of your required Gen Eds!
Please view Summer and Fall course descriptions here.
Our Department offers a wide range of courses including history, philosophy, literature, Israel Studies, Hebrew language, Yiddish language, and religious studies.
New BA Degree Approved: Hebrew Studies
Students can now major in Hebrew Studies! For more information, speak with Professor Shoer, Karp, or Friedman.
Details of the requirements can be found here.
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.
Credit Bearing Community Internships Fall 2019
Work in a local dayschool, put on a museum exhibition, develop a local archive, write for the regional paper -- all for credit.
Judaic Studies Alumni Reception in NYC!
Thursday | 6 June | 6 - 8 pm
Princeton Club of New York
Please join us for a reception at the Princeton Club in NYC. Meet other BU alumni, get an update on the Department from its Chair, and hear a brief presentation by Prof. Allan Arkush.
For more detailed overview of Upcoming and Past Events, please visit our Events page.
For all inquiries please click here.
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