Summer 2024 Courses

Summer 2024 Judaic Studies classes

Deemed accurate but not guaranteed.  Courses, days, instructors and times are subject to change.  Please always check the on-line Fall 2024 for the most updated information.  If you find that a course that should be listed here is missing, please contact Dr. Roni Rosenthal at


JDST 330    Jewish Ethics (3 credits)

Course Description: An examination of the sources on Jewish ethics; Jewish ethical analyses of issues in medicine, business, sexual behavior, and politics; Jewish approaches to dilemmas raised during the Holocaust.

Prerequisite: JDST 100, or PHIL 150, or consent of the instructor.

6 weeks — 5/28 — 7/9

Hybrid class

Synchronous sessions: Monday – 4:00pm — 7:00pm;

Each week also includes an Asynchronous lecture.

Instructor: Rabbi Mark Levine


JDST 323   Modern Hebrew Literature (3 credits)

Course Description: GEP/GFR: AH or C)  [3]

A survey of various forms of Hebrew literature in English translation from throughout the world since the 19th century. In addition, modern Hebrew literature is compared to, and contrasted with, premodern Hebrew literature and Yiddish literature.

Prerequisite: An English or world literature course in any language at the 200 level or above or consent of the instructor.

6 weeks — 5/28 — 7/9

Asynchronous class

Each week also includes an Asynchronous lecture and written assignments.

Instructor: Dr. Aharona Rosenthal