Fall 2008

Israel Studies Courses available for undergraduate and graduate students.

Professor N. Perez
Political Science 119: Special Studies in Political Theory
Democracy and Human Rights in Israel

Lec 1 TR, 8:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m., Royce 362
Class Description: Intensive examination of one or more special problems appropriate to political theory. Discussion of status of democracy and human rights in Israel. Includes teaching about Israeli political and legal system and some theoretical issues that concern this system.

Professor N. Ezer
Hebrew 1A: Elementary Hebrew
Undergraduate lecture course

Lec 1 MTWRF, 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., Humanities A26
Lec 2 MTWRF, 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m., Humanities A26
Class Description: Introduction to modern Hebrew, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Professor Y. Sabar
Hebrew 102A: Intermediate Hebrew

Lec 1 MWF, 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m., Humanities A32
TR, 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Humanities A26
Class Description: Amplification of grammar; reading of texts from modern literature.

Professor L. Hakak
Hebrew 103A: Advanced Hebrew

Lec 1 TR, 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Haines A78
Class Description: Introduction to modern Hebrew literary texts.

Professor L. Hakak
Hebrew C140: Modern Hebrew Poetry & Prose

Lec 1 TR, 1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., Bunche 3164
Class Description: Study of major Hebrew writers of past 100 years. Also known as Hebrew C240.

Professor W.M. Schniedewind
Hebrew 170: Dead Sea Scrolls

Lec 1 MW, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Rolfe 3127
Class Description: Readings in Hebrew scrolls from Dead Sea, with focus on grammar, paleography, and biblical interpretation in Dead Sea Scrolls.

Professor W.M. Schniedewind
Hebrew 210: History Hebrew Language

Sem 1 T, 2:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m., Rolfe 2106
Class Description: Development of Hebrew language in its classical period from archaic poetry through rabbinic Hebrew. Special attention to sociology of Hebrew: literacy, language ideology, register, dialect.

Professor R.S. Boustan
Hebrew 230: Rabbinic Hebrew Literature

Sem 1 M, 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., Bunche 2150
Class Description: Seminar, three hours.

Professor A.A. Burke
History M182A: Ancient Jewish History

Lec 1 MW, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., Humanities 169
Class Description: Survey of social, political, and religious developments.