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Hasidism: European Origins and American Identities

RELI 224
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies

This course approaches Hasidism as a significant Jewish movement that began in the 18th century and continues today. The course is structured as two case studies. The first half of the course addresses how Hasidism emerged and the mystical content of Hasidic teachings, and the second half of the course focuses on questions of Jewish authenticity, identity, racialization, gender roles and civil rights in the U.S.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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