Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2017 / Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
5364 FYS 18A 1
Syllabus
Understanding Evil and Human Destiny
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center236
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
5354 NEJS 5A 1 The History of Judaism
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center236
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
5365 NEJS 10A 1
Syllabus
Biblical Hebrew Grammar and Texts
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Berman, Daniel Meyer View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
5366 NEJS 112A 1
Syllabus
The Book of Genesis
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Abusch, Tzvi View Books
5193 NEJS 114A 1
Syllabus
Death, Memorial, and Immortality in Biblical Literature
[ hum nw ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Open
27 / 999 / 0
Vayntrub, Jacqueline Eliza View Books
5368 NEJS 117B 1 Dead Sea Scrolls
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Vayntrub, Jacqueline Eliza View Books
5246 NEJS 132B 1 Against the Apocalypse: Jewish Responses to the Holocaust
[ hum ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Jockusch, Laura View Books
10867 NEJS 150A 1
Syllabus
The Jews in Weimar and Nazi Germany
[ hum ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Jockusch, Laura View Books
10934 NEJS 152A 1
Syllabus
Jerusalem: Holy and Contested
[ hum nw ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Robins, Walker View Books
5248 NEJS 155A 1
Syllabus
Maimonides: A Jewish Thinker in the Islamic World
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
11124 NEJS 156B 1
Syllabus
A Philosophical Introduction to Judaism
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
ASAC 204
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
10865 NEJS 160A 1
Syllabus
Liberal Judaism through the Lens of the Prayer Book
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Ellenson, David View Books
10869 NEJS 160B 1
Syllabus
The Zionist Idea: Sources, Advocates and Critics
[ hum ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Ellenson, David View Books
5249 NEJS 162A 1
Syllabus
American Judaism
[ hum ss wi ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
27 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
5263 NEJS 169B 1
Syllabus
From Sunday Schools to Birthright: History of American Jewish Education
[ hum ]
Block S4
Th 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Krasner, Jonathan B. View Books
5336 NEJS 170B 1 Inside Jewish Education
[ hum ]
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Feiman-Nemser, Sharon View Books
5339 NEJS 174A 1
Syllabus
Minorities and Others in Israeli Literature and Culture
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
2 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10864 NEJS 186A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to the Qur'an
[ hum nw ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Dost, Suleyman View Books
10866 NEJS 195A 1
Syllabus
Muhammad: From Early Muslim Accounts to Modern Biographies
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Dost, Suleyman View Books
 

Arabic, Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
5206 ARBC 10A 1 Beginning Arabic I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
10 / 15 / 0
Azoni, Rasha
Khashaba, Hanan
View Books
5212 ARBC 10A 2 Beginning Arabic I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
9 / 15 / 0
Azoni, Rasha
Khashaba, Hanan
View Books
5208 ARBC 30A 1 Intermediate Arabic I
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
10 / 18 / 0
Khashaba, Hanan View Books
5210 ARBC 103A 1 Lower Advanced Arabic
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
5 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl Sharif View Books
5220 HBRW 10A 1 Beginning Hebrew
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,W,Th,F 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
17 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
5234 HBRW 19A 1 Beginning Hebrew: Honors
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
HBRW 19a is a six-hour class.
M,W,Th,F 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
6 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
5224 HBRW 20B 1 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,W,Th,F 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
11 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
5236 HBRW 20B 2 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
11 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
5226 HBRW 34A 1 Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,W,Th,F 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
15 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
5228 HBRW 34A 2 Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
11 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
5230 HBRW 35A 1
Syllabus
Conversation and Writing Skills
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
ASAC_209
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
14 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
5232 HBRW 44B 1
Syllabus
Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Israeli Culture and Media
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
10 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
5241 HBRW 144A 1 Hebrew through Plays and Drama
[ ca fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
This is an experiential learning course.
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
5240 HBRW 162B 1 Translation Practice and Theory
[ hum nw ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
12 / 20 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
5242 YDSH 10A 1
Syllabus
Beginning Yiddish
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
11 / 20 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
5243 YDSH 30A 1
Syllabus
Intermediate Yiddish
[ fl wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
3 / 20 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judaic Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
5245 IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
24 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl Sharif View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3219 ANTH 186B 1 Linguistic Anthropology
[ ss ]
Anthropology majors on the demand list will have priority for enrollment.
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Pearlman Hall 113
Open
29 / 30 / 0
McIntosh, Janet View Books
10875 CLAS 190B 1
Syllabus
Ancient Mysteries, Cults, and Myths
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Johnston, Patricia A. View Books
5194 LING 100A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Gerstenzang 122
Open
60 / 999 / 0
Plaster, Keith View Books
5195 LING 120B 1
Syllabus
Syntactic Theory
[ ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
This is a four hour class.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Discussion:
F 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
32 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books