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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


AMES 17 Introduction to Hebraic and Israeli Culture

This course explores the interaction of Hebrew literature, film, music, religion, and society. For millennia, Hebrew has had a unique spiritual hold on both the Jewish and Christian identity. We will focus on the Bible as wisdom, law, and poetry, the Talmud of the ancient Rabbis, Kabbalah and Hebrew alphabet mysticism, war and the Israeli cinema, Hebrew folk and rock culture, and a modern political mystery: how today's Hebrew created a new Jewish identity. No knowledge of Hebrew is required.

Instructor

Glinert

Cross Listed Courses

Identical to HEBR 10 and JWST 16

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:LIT; WCult:CI

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Offered

18S, 19S: 10A