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American Jewish History

HIST 210
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies
Course Cluster: Jewish and Israel Studies

This course will explore the history of Jews in the United States. Many topics will be considered including the circumstances of Jews; Europe before emigration, Jews in the economy and labor force, popular culture, diversity among Jews, political commitments (Zionism, liberalism, socialism, Communism, and, most recently, political conservatism), the evolution of Judaism, anti-Semitism, relations between Jews and other immigrants, African-Americans, and gentiles generally, the significance of the Holocaust in the United States, Jews in sports, literature, music, and film, and intermarriage.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(HIST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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