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The Education of American Jews (EDUC 313, JEWISHST 393X)

RELIGST
313X

This course will take an interdisciplinary approach to the question of how American Jews negotiate the desire to retain a unique ethnic sensibility without excluding themselves from American culture more broadly. Students will examine the various ways in which people debate, deliberate, and determine what it means to be an "American Jew". This includes an investigation of how American Jewish relationships to formal and informal educational encounters through school, popular culture, religious ritual, and politics.

Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Course ID: 
212 920

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