Jewish Studies Courses

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SUMMER 2018

All classes meet at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus
Room numbers will be posted on the website before the first day of classes

JEWISH HISTORY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
11939 JHI 6388 Sephardic Reactions to Persecution and Expulsion

Counts toward the concentrations in both medieval and modern Jewish history
Prof. Ronnie Perelis 9 - 10:40 AM Glueck 418  

 

BIBLE
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
11951 BIB 6077 Battle Poems of the Bible
(New Course)

Prerequisite-Biblical Hebrew
Prof. Aaron Koller 11 AM - 12:40 PM Glueck 418  

 

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
11940 JPH 5015 The Problem of Evil in Modern Jewish Philosophy Prof. Daniel Rynhold 6 - 7:40 PM Glueck 418  

 

JEWISH HISTORY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
11938 JHI 5213 Second Temple Jewish Literature Prof. Joseph Angel 7:50 - 9:30 PM Glueck 418  

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Fall 2018

BIBLE
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
27471 BIB 5115 Introduction to Biblical Studies II

May be taken before Introduction to Biblical Studies I
Eichler W 6:50 - 8:30 FH 309 A
27528 BIB 5203 Biblical Hebrew Koller M 7:00-8:40 FH 309 A
27530 BIB 6094 French Medieval Biblical Exegesis Cohen T 4:50-6:30 FH 307 A
27531 BIB 7350 Biblical Historiography Eichler W 4:50-6:30 FH 309 A
27476 BIB 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
27477 BIB 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
27478 BIB 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
27480 BIB 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
27479 BIB 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
27481 BIB 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
27482 BIB 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH HISTORY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
27576 JHI 5214 Midrash in Historical Context
New Course
Hidary Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH 309 A
27483 JHI 5321 Medieval Jewish History: Christian Europe Berger W 2:50 - 4:30 FH 307 A
27533 JHI 5335 Jews in the Lands of Islam I Tsadik M 2:50 - 4:30 FH 304 A
27534 JHI 5345 The History of the Tosafists and their Literary Corpus Kanarfogel Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
27535 JHI 5410 Jews in Modern Europe, Social & Intellectual History: 1760-1900 Carlebach M 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
27537 JHI 5441 The Jews of Eastern Europe:
1914 - 1989
Karlip W 6:50 - 8:30 FH 306 A
27486 JHI 5571 American Jewish History:
1654 - 1881
Gurock T 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
27539 JHI 6220 Talmudic Archaeology Fine M 6:50 - 8:30 FH 305 A
27488 JHI 6384 Jewish Culture in Medieval Spain Perelis Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH 306 A
27540 JHI 6410 Emden-Eibeschuetz Controversy Leiman W 4:50 - 6:30 FH 307 A
27541 JHI 6541 Austro-Hungarian Jewry, 1772 - 1916 Olson T 6:50 - 8:30 FH 305 A
27542 JHI 7600 Reading Modern Arabic Sources on Jews and Judaism Tsadik W 2:50 - 4:30 FH 304 A
27490 JHI 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
27491 JHI 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
27492 JHI 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
27494 JHI 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
27493 JHI 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
27495 JHI 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
27496 JHI 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
27497 JPH 5011 Survey of Medieval Jewish Philosophy Rynhold M 4:50 - 6:30 FH 307 A
27498 JPH 5350 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism Dauber T 2:50 - 4:30 FH 306 A
27543 JPH 6715 Sefer ha-Bahir Dauber Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH 306 A
27545 JPH 6880 Themes in 20th-Century Jewish Philosophy Rynhold M 2:50 - 4:30 FH 307 A
27499 JPH 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
27500 JPH 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
27501 JPH 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
27503 JPH 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
27502 JPH 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
27504 JPH 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
27505 JPH 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

TALMUD
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
27546 TAS 5801 Introduction to Tannaitic Literature Hidary Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH 309 A
27547 TAS 5872 Midrashic Literature of the Amoraim Hurvitz T 2:50 - 4:30 L 105 A
27549 TAS 7821 Textual Development of Mishnah and Talmud Hurvitz T 6:50 - 8:30 L 105 A
27506 TAS 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
27507 TAS 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
27508 TAS 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
27529 TAS 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
27509 TAS 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
27510 TAS 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
27511 TAS 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

LANGUAGES
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
27524 SEM 5111 Arabic I

This course does not count toward the ten required MA courses, but scholarship grants apply to this course. (Available to undergraduates without special permission)
Tsadik Mon & Wed 4:40 - 5:55 FH 304 A

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Spring 2019

BIBLE
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
43125 BIB 5031 Introduction to Biblical Studies I Leiman W 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43126 BIB 6212 Genesis: Patriarchal Narratives Eichler M 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43278

BIB 8801

New Course

Northwest Semitic Inscriptions & the Bible Koller Tu 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43186 BIB 8310 Song of Songs: Readings in Biblical Poetry Cohen Tu 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43126 BIB 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
43127 BIB 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
43128 BIB 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
43130 BIB 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
43129 BIB 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
43131 BIB 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
43132 BIB 9982 Doctoral Research II (1credit) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH HISTORY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
43187 JHI 5336 Jews in Lands of Islam II Tsadik M 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43191 JHI 5441 The Jews of Eastern Europe 1914-1989 Zimmerman W 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43159 JHI 5572 American Jewish History: 1881- 1967 Gurock Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43276

JHI 6241

New Course

Second Temple Period Aramaic Angel Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43194 JHI 6255 Jewish Art & Visual Culture Fine W 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43189 JHI 6377

Muslim- Jewish Polemics 

(This course counts toward the concentrations in Medieval and Modern History.)

Tsadik W 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43190 JHI 6385 Kehillat Yisrael: The Jewish Community in Early Modern Europe Carlebach M 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43192 JHI 6416 German Jewish Intellectual History Olson Tu 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43188 JHI 6466 Eastern European Jewish History through the Prism of Drashot Karlip  W 6:50-8:30 FH  A
43195 JHI 6807 Maimonidean Controversy David Berger Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43277

JHI 6812

New Course

Devotional and Ascetic Practices and Ideals in Medieval Ashkenaz Kanarfogel Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43193 JHI 6889 Writing the History of New York Jews in the 20th Century Gurock W 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43134 JHI 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
43135 JHI 9970 Master's Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
43136 JHI 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
43138 JHI 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
43137 JHI 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
43139 JHI 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
43140 JHI9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credits) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
43141 JPH 5012 Survey of Modern & Contemporary Jewish Philosophy Rynhold M 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43142 JPH 5360 Introduction to Hasidic Thought Dauber Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43199 JPH 6651 Philosophy of Gersonides Rynhold Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43201 JPH 6735 Kabbalistic Views of Maimonides Dauber Tu 2:50 - 4:30 FH  A
43196 JPH 6874 Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas Rynhold M 6:50 - 8:30 FH  A
43143 JPH 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
43144 JPH 9970 Master's Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
43145 JPH 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
43147 JPH 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
43146 JPH 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
43148 JPH 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
43149 JPH 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

TALMUD
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
43150 TAS 5804 Introduction to Amoraic Literature Hidary Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH  A
43151 TAS 5871 Introduction to the Midrashic Literature of the Tannaim Hurvitz Tu 2:50 - 4:30 L 105 A
43203 TAS 7523 Literature of the Geonim Hurvitz Tu 6:50 - 8:30 L 105 A
43356

TAS 6857

New Course

The World of the Amoraim: The Evolution of Talmudic Law Barak Cohen M 2:50 -4:30    
43152 TAS 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
43153 TAS 9970 Master's Research I (3 credits) Registrar     A
43154 TAS 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
43177 TAS 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
43155 TAS 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
43156 TAS 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
43157 TAS 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

LANGUAGES
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
43178 SEM 5112 Arabic II

This course does not count toward the ten required MA courses, but scholarship grants apply to this course.
(Available to undergraduates without special permission)
Tsadik M and W 4:40 - 5:55 FH  A

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