Fall 2020 Courses


The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures oversees Jewish studies courses, Jewish Studies and Hebrew Major and Minor, and Jewish Oral History Minor.

Questions? Contact the instructor or department.

DANCE - dance.osu.edu

7490   Jewish and Israeli Dance Histories  Th 2:15 PM-5:00 PM, Kosstrin

GERMAN - germanic.osu.edu  

3252  The Holocaust in German Literature and Film   Tu Th 3:55 PM-5:15 PM,  Richards 

3254H   Representations and Memory of the Holocaust in Film  Tu Th 2:20 PM-3:40 PM,  Holub

 HEBREW - nelc.osu.edu

1101.01  Elementary Hebrew I    TWTHF 9:10 AM-10:05 AM, Golan

1101.01  Elementary Hebrew I  TWTHF 11:30 AM-12:25 PM,  Golan

1103.01  Intermediate Hebrew I   TWTHF 10:20 AM-11:15 AM, Golan

2216 (cross-listed with JS 2516) The Medieval Jewish Experience  T TH 8:00 AM-9:20 AM, Frank

2241 (cross-listed with JS 2242)  Culture of Contemporary Israel  M W 12:45 PM-2:05 PM, Tanenbaum

2700 (cross-listed with JS 2700)  The Hebrew Bible in Translation Tu Th 9:35 AM-10:55 AM, Frank

3210 (cross-listed with JS 3210and Rel Std 3210)  Kabbalah and the Jewish Mystical Tradition  Tu Th 2:20 PM-3:40 PM, Swartz 

3245 (cross-listed with JS 3245) Israeli Film & Society  Online course, Brenner

3703 (cross-listed with JS 3703)  Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible  Tu Th 12:45 AM-2:05 PM, Frank

4602  Modern Hebrew Poetry    M W 2:20 PM-3:40 PM, Tanenbaum

5603  Mishnaic Hebrew  M W 3:55 PM-5:15 PM, Swartz

HISTORY - history.osu.edu

2452  Modern Jewish History 1700-Present  Tu Th 9:35 AM-10:55 AM, Judd

2453  History of Zionism and Modern Israel  W F 11:10 AM-12:30 PM, Yehudai

**JEWISH STUDIES - nelc.osu.edu

2242 (cross-listed with Heb 2241)  Culture of Contemporary Israel  M W 12:45 PM-2:05 PM, Tanenbaum

2516 (cross-listed with Heb 2216)  The Medieval Jewish Experience  Tu Th 8:00 AM-9:20 AM, Frank

2700 (cross-listed with Heb 2700)  Hebrew Bible in Translation  Tu Th 9:35 PM-10:05 PM, Frank   

3210 (cross-listed with RelStd  and Hebrew 3210) The Kabbalah and the Jewish Mystical Tradition   Tu Th 2:20 PM-3:40 PM, Swartz

3245 (cross-listed with Heb 3245)   Israeli Film & Society Online Course,  Brenner

4191  Internship in Jewish Studies  (instructor approval required), Rudavsky

RELIGIOUS STUDIES - religion.osu.edu

3210   Kabbalah and the Jewish Mystical Tradition (cross-listed with Heb 3210 and JS 3210)   Tu Th 2:20 PM-3:40 PM, Swartz     

POLITICAL SCIENCE - polisci.osu.edu

4318  The Politics of International Terrorism  Tu Th 9:35 AM-10:55 AM, Sylvan

4327  Politics in the Middle East  Tu Th 11:10 AM- 12:30 PM, Sylvan

YIDDISH - germanic.osu.edu

1101.01  Introduction to Yiddish Languages and Ashkenazic Culture  Tu Th 9:35 AM-10:55 AM, Gollance

3399*  Holocaust in Yiddish and Ashkenazic Literature and Film  Tu Th 12:45 AM-2:05 PM, Gollance