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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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HIST 032 - (HP) The American Jewish Experience

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course provides a general introduction to American Jewish history, from the 1654 settlement of 23 Jews in New Amsterdam to the thriving community of today’s United States, and explores major themes of the American Jewish experience such as immigration, acculturation, socioeconomic progress, political behavior, anti-Semitism, Zionism, community formation, and contributions to popular culture. Highlighting the evolution of Judaism in America, the course contextualizes the history of religious life within the broader range of social experience and cultural expression.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Same as JWST 020 . Credit for this course or JWST 020. (Formerly, JWST 101 R (HP) Special Topics in Jewish Studies: American Jews and Judaism; Formerly JWST 101 B (HP) Jews and Judaism in America).





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