Religion in

to Judaism

Dr. Steve Jacobs

Office: Manly 201
Class: TR, 9:30-10:45
Location: Manly 207
Office Hours: TBA


This course is an introduction to Judaism that will examine history, philosophy, theology, holiday/festival and life cycles, as well as contemporary experiences including the Holocaust and the rebirth of the state of Israel.

Fall 2010 Syllabus (TBA)

Book List

Dan Cohn-Sherbok
Judaism: History, Belief and Practice, (Routledge, 2003)
ISBN 0415236614

Nicolas de Lange & Miri Freud-Kandel (Eds.) Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide,
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
ISBN 019926287X

Course Readings

"Effective Source Analysis"