|MES 3710||Introduction to Jewish Studies|
(Same as JST 3000.) A survey of the Jewish experiences since Biblical times, with special attention to the modern period (c. 1680-1945) and contemporary period (1945-present). Students synthesize material drawn from numerous disciplines, including film, history, literature, philosophy and religious studies. The course is facilitated by a lead teacher, with regular guest lectures by faculty and experts from different fields. Topics vary with faculty.