Judaic Studies

Judaic Studies at Carleton provides students with the opportunity to explore aspects of Jewish civilization in its historical and contemporary manifestations from the perspectives of a variety of modern disciplines. Judaic Studies examines Jewish history, thought, literature and social life as dimensions of the unique experience of the Jewish people within humanity's diverse cultural endeavors.

Students may petition for a special major in Judaic Studies, or take a concentrated program within a major in Religion. Judaic Studies courses are offered on a regular basis by the Religion Department. From year to year, courses pertinent to Judaic Studies may be offered within other departments as well. For Hebrew course descriptions, refer to listings for Hebrew.

Other Courses Pertinent to Judaic Studies:

  • CAMS 236 Israeli Society in Israeli Cinema (not offered in 2017-18)
  • CAMS 236F Israeli Society in Israeli Cinema - FLAC Hebrew Trailer (not offered in 2017-18)
  • HEBR 101 Elementary Modern Hebrew (not offered in 2017-18)
  • HEBR 102 Elementary Modern Hebrew (not offered in 2017-18)
  • HEBR 103 Elementary Modern Hebrew
  • HEBR 204 Intermediate Modern Hebrew
  • HIST 204 Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Medieval Mediterranean (not offered in 2017-18)
  • HIST 346 The Holocaust (not offered in 2017-18)
  • MELA 121 Middle East Perspectives in Israeli and Palestinian Literature and Film
  • MELA 230 Jewish Collective Memory (not offered in 2017-18)
  • RELG 120 Introduction to Judaism (not offered in 2017-18)
  • RELG 161 Making Meaning of the Hebrew Bible (not offered in 2017-18)
  • RELG 162 Jesus, Paul, and Christian Origins (New Testament) (not offered in 2017-18)
  • RELG 228 Martyrdom (not offered in 2017-18)

Students interested in Judaic Studies at Carleton or in off-campus programs in Judaic Studies should consult with the Director of Judaic Studies.

See also Hebrew and Middle Eastern Languages