Jewish Studies

“Judaism represents the roots of the collective tree from which the branches of countless faith communities have emerged throughout the millennia. Learning about others helps us to learn more about ourselves.”
– Rabbi Judy Schindler

Queens University of Charlotte offers a minor in Jewish studies which is housed in the Philosophy and Religion Department. With courses across disciplines and connected to our general education program, Jewish Studies at Queens examines Jewish identity, culture, and beliefs in a broad range of courses covering history, political science, international affairs, religion and theology, ethics, philosophy, sociology, pop culture and more.

Rabbi Judy Schindler, serving as Sklut Professor of Jewish Studies, is currently teaching Holocaust in Film and Literature: Human Rights and Social Responsibility and a general education course on diversity and identity entitled “The Bible: Who’s In? Who’s Out?”

The Stan Greenspon Center supports a Fall and a Spring Jewish Studies Signature Courses for the community, lectures, and ‘lunch and learn’ sessions for the broader Charlotte community.

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