Jewish Studies Spring Signature Class: Jewish Ideas that Changed the World

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Join our Jewish Studies Spring Signature Class with Rabbi Judy Schindler and Guest Scholars taht will
Dates: Wednesday, January 25 through March 29 (no class on March 8 and 15th for school spring breaks)
Time: 12:30-2 pm
Location: Queens campus and on Zoom

This eight-week course will examine Jewish ideas that have transformed the world including monotheism, human equality, peace, justice, liberty, the prophets and social reform, labor movements, mysticism, repairing the world and the Promised Land. Through this lens, the evolutions of texts and traditions over the past 2000 years will be explored. From sacred scripture to ritual to the holy land of Israel, students will evaluate Judaism’s successes and struggles and its transformative influence on the world today.

This course will be offered both in person at Queens and on Zoom. It will be recorded for those who are traveling. Guest scholars will join us for several of the sessions.

The fee for the spring semester is $275 and includes the textbook and background readings. Financial assistance is available. Proceeds support Jewish Life at Queens University. Space is limited. We do not want costs to be a barrier.

To receive the registration link, click here.

For more information, to register, or for financial assistance contact Judy Schindler,

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