Jewish Society & Culture II

JSC2563:202 (crosslisted with 506:272)
Tuesday, Thursday 4th period (1:10-2:30)
Scott Hall, Rm 104
Professor Nancy Sinkoff

 Explore how modernity shaped Jewish life in Europe and the Americas from the sixteenth century through the mid-1930s. Learn about the consequences of the Spanish Inquisition, Jews’ political emancipation, the birth of Reform Judaism, modern anti-Semitism, the impact of World War I and Jewish life on the eve of World War II. This course will pay special attention to regional diversity and questions of gender.

This course is open to senior citizen auditors. Please contact Prof. Sinkoff (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in advance.