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Spring 2014 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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RELS 2313 - Exploring the Jewish Diaspora—From Mountain Jews to Crypto-Jews
Explores vibrant Jewish life in foreign lands, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, and South Africa, as well as unusual Jewish communities in places such as Uganda and northeastern India. Covers topics such as how Jewish religion and identity are reshaped by other cultures, the emergence of secret Jews who fled the Iberian peninsula more than five centuries ago, and a brief history of Jewish life in the modern diaspora. Includes presentations and discussion of diaspora art, literature, film, and music. Cross-listed with JWSS 2313.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Philosophy and Religion Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities


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