Jewish History, 1492-Present

HISTORY 251

Major developments in Jewish history from the early modern period to today. The Kehillah, the Spanish-Jewish Diaspora, the rise of Polish Jewry, the Safed Kabbalah, Sabbatianism, the emergence of the Chassidut, the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment), Emancipation and the nation state, Reform Judaism, economic modernization, racial antisemitism, Zionism, the Holocaust, the State of Israel, flourishing Jewish pluralism in the United States, the future: nation and Diaspora? Instructor: Hacohen

Day/Time

TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Location

Soc/Psych 128

Instructor

Hacohen, Malachi