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 A
27528 BIB 5203 Biblical Hebrew Koller M 7:00-8:40 FH A
27530 BIB 6094 French Medieval Biblical Exegesis Cohen T 4:50-6:30 FH A
27531 BIB 7350 Biblical Historiography Eichler W 4:50-6:30 FH 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 A
27483 JHI 5321 Medieval Jewish History: Christian Europe Berger W 2:50 - 4:30 FH A
27533 JHI 5335 Jews in the Lands of Islam I Tsadik M 2:50 - 4:30 FH A
27534 JHI 5345 The History of the Tosafists and their Literary Corpus Kanarfogel Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH A
27535 JHI 5410 Jews in Modern Europe, Social & Intellectual History: 1760-1900 Carlebach M 4:50 - 6:30 FH A
27537 JHI 5441 The Jews of Eastern Europe:
1914 - 1989
Karlip W 6:50 - 8:30 FH A
27486 JHI 5571 American Jewish History:
1654 - 1881
Gurock T 4:50 - 6:30 FH A
27539 JHI 6220 Talmudic Archaeology Fine M 6:50 - 8:30 FH A
27488 JHI 6384 Jewish Culture in Medieval Spain Perelis Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH A
27540 JHI 6410 Emden-Eibeschuetz Controversy Leiman W 4:50 - 6:30 FH A
27541 JHI 6541 Austro-Hungarian Jewry, 1772 - 1916 Olson T 6:50 - 8:30 FH A
27542 JHI 7600 Reading Modern Arabic Sources on Jews and Judaism Tsadik W 2:50 - 4:30 FH 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 A
27498 JPH 5350 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism Dauber T 2:50 - 4:30 FH A
27543 JPH 6715 Sefer ha-Bahir Dauber Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH A
27545 JPH 6880 Themes in 20th-Century Jewish Philosophy Rynhold M 2:50 - 4:30 FH 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 2 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 A

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Spring 2018

BIBLE
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
91905 BIB 5031 Introduction to Biblical Studies I Leiman W 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
93026 BIB 6001 Advanced Biblical Hebrew
New Course
Koller M 4:50 - 6:30 FH 305 A
93000 BIB 6212 Biblical Cosmogony Eichler Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH 304 A
93001 BIB 7720 Book of Amos Holtz W 6:50 - 8:30 FH 305 A
93003 BIB 8305 Book of Job in Jewish Exegetical Tradition Cohen Tu 4:50 - 6:30 FH 307 A
91910 BIB 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
91911 BIB 9970 Master’s Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
91912 BIB 9971 Master’s Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
91914 BIB 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
91913 BIB 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
91915 BIB 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
91916 BIB 9982 Doctoral Research II (1credit) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH HISTORY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
91917 JHI 5215 Jews under Roman Rule Angel Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH 305 A
93004 JHI 5337 Jews in Lands of Islam III Tsadik M 2:50 - 4:30 FH 307 A
93010 JHI 5440 East European Jewish History: 1750 - 1914 Karlip W 4:50 - 6:30 FH 306 A
91959 JHI 5572 American Jewish History: 1881- 1967 Gurock Th 4:50 - 6:30 FH 307 A
93008 JHI 5580 The Jews of Latin America 1492 - Present Perelis Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH 309 A
93032 JHI 6240 Truth, Justice and Court Procedure in Comparative Roman and Talmudic Law
New Course

(This course counts toward the Talmud concentration.)
Hidary Tu 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
93271 JHI 6394 Iranian Jewish Literature

(This course counts toward the concentrations in Medieval and Modern History.)
Tsadik W 2:50 - 4:30 FH 307 A
93007 JHI 6409 Sabbatean Controversies Carlebach M 4:50 - 6:30 FH 309 A
93005 JHI 6484 Destruction of European Jewry 1933- 1945 Zimmerman W 6:50 - 8:30 FH 309 A
93009 JHI 6540 The Social and Intellectual Life of German Jewry: 1780- 1933 Olson Tu 6:50-8:30 FH 309 A
93012 JHI 6581 American Jews and Judaism between the Two World Wars Gurock Tu 2:50 - 4:30 FH 307 A
93068 JHI 6808 Tolerance & Dissent in Judaism
New Course
Russ-Fishbane M 6:50 - 8:30 FH 307 A
93014 JHI 6811 Messianism and Messianic Movements

(This course counts toward all three History concentrations.)
David Berger W 2:50 - 4:30 FH 309 A
93006 JHI 6831 Topics in History of Halakhah Kanarfogel Th 4:50-6:30 FH 309 A
91926 JHI 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
91927 JHI 9970 Master's Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
91928 JHI 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
91930 JHI 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
91929 JHI 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
91931 JHI 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
91932 JHI9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credits) Registrar     A

 

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
91933 JPH 5012 Survey of Modern & Contemporary Jewish Philosophy Rynhold M 6:50 - 8:30 FH 309 A
91934 JPH 5360 Introduction to Hasidic Thought Dauber Tu 2:50 - 4:30 FH 306 A
93018 JPH 6651 Philosophy of Maimonides Rynhold M 2:50 - 4:30 FH 309 A
93024 JPH 6712 Maharal in Context and Retrospect
New Course
Elman Tu 4:50 - 6:30 FH 207 A
93017 JPH 6745 Topics in 13th Century Kabbalah Dauber Th 2:50 - 4:30 FH 306 A
91939 JPH 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
91940 JPH 9970 Master's Research I (0 credits) Registrar     A
91941 JPH 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
91943 JPH 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
91942 JPH 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
91944 JPH 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
91945 JPH 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

TALMUD
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
91946 TAS 5804 Introduction to Amoraic Literature Elman Th 6:50 - 8:30 FH 207 A
91947 TAS 5871 Introduction to the Midrashic Literature of the Tannaim Hurvitz Tu 2:50 - 4:30 L 105 A
93019 TAS 7541 Halakhic Literature of Spanish Jewry 10th - 14th Century Hurvitz Tu 6:50 - 8:30 L 105 A
91949 TAS 9901 Guided Readings (3 credits) Registrar     A
91950 TAS 9970 Master's Research I (3 credits) Registrar     A
91951 TAS 9971 Master's Research II (0 credits) Registrar     A
93021 TAS 9979 Doctoral Planning (3 credits) Registrar     A
91952 TAS 9980 Doctoral Planning II (1 credit) Registrar     A
91954 TAS 9981 Doctoral Research (3 credits) Registrar     A
91955 TAS 9982 Doctoral Research II (1 credit) Registrar     A

 

LANGUAGES
CRN # COURSE # TITLE PROFESSOR HOURS ROOM SECTION
93022 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 307 A

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