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Winter and Spring 2019 schedules are available for viewing on BU Brain. 

Our Department offers a wide range of courses including history, philosophy, literature, Israel Studies, Hebrew language, Yiddish language, and religious studies.

Winter and Spring course descriptions are available here.

The Department also offers credit-bearing Internships at local community institutions.

 

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.

Learn more about the programs we offer here.

Languages

BU offers courses in Hebrew and Yiddish for all levels. For more information about courses and placement, contact Professor Shoer (Hebrew) or Professor Glasman (Yiddish). 

Community Internships Fall 2018

Work in a local dayschool, put on a museum exhibition, develop a local archive, write for the regional paper -- all for credit.

Information available here.

Upcoming Events

Two-day Symposium on Early Modern Jewish History 

Contributors and editors of the The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 7, The Early Modern World, 1500-1815.

October 28 | 7 - 9 pm | University Union 215
Yair Mintzker presents "Joseph and His Brothers: The Notorious Trial and Execution of 'Jew Süss' (1737-38) from a Jewish Perspective"
This event is free and open to the public

October 29 | 9 am - 1 pm | Library North 1106
Discussion Panel

For more detailed overview of Upcoming and Past Events, please visit our Events page.


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Support Judaic Studies

Please go to the Binghamton University Foundation website and follow the Foundation instructions.

 

Last Updated: 10/22/18