RS 310 – LEC 0.50 – Course ID: 014249 – Jews in the New World

Push and pull factors led Jews from Europe to the so-called New World (Canada, the United States, South America, the Caribbean) as well as South Africa and Australia. The mass movement of migrants leaving 19th century Europe dramatically transformed world Jewry. This course explores the experiences of various national Jewish communities, the variety of new world Jewries, and the relationship between modern states and their religious and ethnic minorities. [Note: This course fulfills an Area 1B requirement for Religious Studies majors.] Prereq: Level at least 2A(Cross-listed with JS 310)Only offered Online

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