Street Tel Aviv

To learn more about the Hebrew Studies Minor, please contact the Undergraduate Coordinator:

Dr. Abend Dror
337 Pugh Hall
(352) 846-3845

The Hebrew critical connection course for spring 2018 will be “Holocaust Novel”.

Details: HBR4930, LIT4930, JST4936. T: 5-6 & R: 6

Course Description:
The course first reviews the historical and political functions of the Novel as a genre, and then survey a number Holocaust Novels in English and in Translation from German, Yiddish, Hebrew and other languages. The novels in the course, such as Jurek Becker’s Jacob the Liar, Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird, Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Enemies, A Love Story, and Alan Isler’s The Prince of West End Avenue, address different facets of the Holocaust: Life in the Ghetto, survivors and refuges, the post-Holocaust experience, and the historical memories of Jews and non-Jews.

Minor Requirements

Credits: 15, completed with minimum grades of C, no S/U

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

A) Language Courses: 6 credits

Courses Credits
HBR 3410 Advanced Modern Hebrew 1 3
HBR 3411 Advanced Modern Hebrew 2 3
Hebrew Electives 6
Additional Elective 3
Total: 15

B) Electives: 9 credits
Choose three, two of which must have HBR, HBT, or HMW prefix

Hebrew Courses
Complete at least two
HBR 3440 Translation in Israeli Media 3
HBR 3443 Hebrew News and Media 3
HBR 4930 Special Topics 3
HBT 3100 Introduction to Israeli Culture 3
HBT 3233 Israeli History and the Contemporary Novel 3
HBT 3562 Jews and Arabs in Modern Hebrew Fiction 3
HBT 3563 Women in Modern Hebrew Fiction 3
HBT 3564 Motherhood in Modern Hebrew Literature 3
HMW 4200 Readings in Modern Hebrew Literature 1 3
HMW 4201 Readings in Modern Hebrew Literature 2 3
Additional Elective Courses
Complete no more than one
AMH 3531 The American Jewish Experience 1880-2000 3
ARA 4930 Special Topics 3
CPO 4727 Judaism and Politics 3
EUH 3670 Jewish History from 711 to 1492 3
EUH 3671 Jewish History from 1492-1750 3
EUH 3672 Modern European Jewish History 3
ITT 3700 The Demolition of Man: Italian Perspectives on the Jewish Holocaust 3
JST 3930 Special Topics in Jewish Studies 3
POS/INR/CPO course
With reference to the Middle East conflict
REL 2210 Hebrew Scriptures 3
REL 3321 Early Judaism and Christianity 3
REL 3693 Judaism and Nature 3
REL 3938 Special Topics in Religion: Women/Gender in the Hebrew Bible 3
REL 4209 Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Jewish Literature 3
REL 4611 Israelite Religion 3