Jewish History, 1492 to the 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
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ICS 253
  • JEWISHST 251
  • RELIGION 340
Typically Offered
Occasionally