Jerusalem old city


Joshua Karlip

Jewish history at Yeshiva is a multidisciplinary exploration of the Jewish past from antiquity to the present, from the "waters of Babylon" to the Tiber River, from the Rhine to the Hudson—and beyond.

Jewish History at Yeshiva College introduces students to the depth of historical research and thinking, serving as a testing ground where Torah and madda harmonize in the academic study of the Jewish past.

Renowned throughout the world for their scholarly research and methodological sophistication—and around YU for their exciting teaching methods—the Jewish history faculty utilize a broad range of historical approaches. These include: social history, political history, intellectual history, the history of religion, gender history, cultural history, art history and archaeology.