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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Jewish Studies 563  

Jewish Studies 563

Department of Jewish Studies, School of Arts and Sciences


Chair: Jeffrey Shandler, Jewish Studies; Ph.D., Columbia

Undergraduate Director: Azzan Yadin-Israel, Jewish Studies; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Core Faculty:

Gary A. Rendsburg, Jewish Studies and History; Ph.D., New York

Nancy Sinkoff, Jewish Studies and History; Ph.D., Columbia

Paola Tartakoff, Jewish Studies and History; Ph.D., Columbia

Azzan Yadin-Israel, Jewish Studies; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Yael Zerubavel, Jewish Studies and History; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Affiliated Faculty:

Debra Ballentine, Religion; Ph.D., Brown

Ethel Brooks, Women's and Gender Studies; Ph.D., New York

Rebecca Cypess, Mason Gross School of the Arts-Music; Ph.D., Yale

Maurice Elias, Psychology; Ph.D., Connecticut

Leslie E. Fishbein, American Studies; Ph.D., Harvard

Ziva Galili, History; Ph.D., Columbia

Judith Gerson, Sociology; Ph.D., Cornell

David Greenberg, Journalism; Ph.D., Columbia

Charles Haberl, AMESALL; Ph.D., Harvard

Paul Hanebrink, History; Ph.D., Chicago

Martha Helfer, German; Ph.D., Cornell

Michael Levine, German; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

Emma Wasserman, Religion; Ph.D., Yale

Part-Time Faculty:

Orna Goldman, M.A., Columbia

The Department of Jewish Studies offers a comprehensive examination of all aspects of Jewish experience from an interdisciplinary perspective. The department addresses the historical, social, cultural, religious, and political life of Jews throughout the ages, from antiquity through the modern period. Jewish studies courses are open to all students.

Jewish studies offers courses that originate in the department and cross-listed courses that originate in other departments, both of which may be counted toward the Jewish studies major or minor. Credit is not given for both a Jewish studies course (01:563) and its corresponding cross-listed course.

For further information about the Department of Jewish Studies, contact the office, which is housed at the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 12 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1282 (telephone: 848-932-2033), or send email to Information is also posted on the department's website.

For additional information, contact RU-info at 732-932-info (4636) or
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