Fall 2014 – Summer 2015
The Department of Jewish Studies, established in 1968, offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Judaica. It includes:
|David Aberbach; B.A.(Univ. Coll. Lond.), M.Litt., Ph.D.(Oxf.)|
|Gershon D. Hundert; B.A.(Col.), M.A.(Ohio St.), Ph.D.(Col.) (Segal Professor of Jewish Studies)|
|B. Barry Levy; B.A., M.A., B.R.E.(Yeshiva), Ph.D.(NYU)|
|Eric Caplan; B.A.(Tor.), M.A.(Hebrew), Ph.D.(McG.)|
|Carlos Fraenkel; B.A., M.A., Ph.D.(Free Univ., Berlin)|
|Yael Halevi-Wise; B.A.(Hebrew), M.A.(G'town), Ph.D.(Princ.)|
|Lawrence Kaplan; B.A.(Yeshiva), M.A., Ph.D.(Harv.)|
|Daniel Kupfert Heller; B.A.(Tor.), Ph.D.(Stan.)|
|Liane Alitowski; B.Mus., M.Mus.(Ind.), D.M.A.(Stony Brook)|
|Lea Fima; B.Ed.(Beit Berl College), M.A.(McG.)|
|Esther Frank; B.A., M.A.(McG.)|
|Karen Slouch; B.Ed., M.A.(McG.)|
|Magdalena Opalski; M.A.(Warsaw), Ph.D.(Ott.)|
|Ruth Wisse; M.A.(Col.), Ph.D.(McG.)|
The Minor Concentration Jewish Law is designed to provide students with a special interest in Law, and particularly students from the Faculty of Law who are now permitted a minor in the Faculty of Arts, a basic but comprehensive knowledge of the concepts and methods related to Jewish Law. This Minor concentration may be expanded to the Major Concentration ...
For more information, see Minor Concentration Jewish Law (18 credits).
In order to permit students flexibility within their chosen area, all courses in the Jewish Studies Concentrations are placed into the category "Complementary Courses". There is no language requirement for this minor concentration. This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Jewish Studies.
For more information, see Minor Concentration Jewish Studies (18 credits).
In order to permit students flexibility within their chosen area, all courses in the Jewish Studies concentrations are placed into the category "Complementary Courses".
For more information, see Major Concentration Jewish Studies (36 credits).
Honours students must maintain a GPA of 3.00 in their program courses and, according to Faculty regulations, a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in general.
For more information, see Honours Jewish Studies (60 credits).
Students who wish to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours program components in any two Arts disciplines. For a list of available Joint Honours programs, see "Overview of Programs Offered" and "Joint Honours Programs". Joint Honours students should consult an adviser in each department to discuss their course selection and ...
For more information, see Joint Honours Component Jewish Studies (36 credits).
Established in 1973 in the Faculty of Education in conjunction with the Department of Jewish Studies, this program prepares students to teach at the elementary and secondary school levels.
Students are encouraged to acquire a strong general background in Bible, Jewish liturgy, traditions, and history, prior to registering in the program. Students lacking the ability to teach in Hebrew should consider spending a term at an Israeli university.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Director, Dr. Eric Caplan, at 514-398-6544; by consulting the eCalendar under Faculties & Schools > Faculty of Education > Undergraduate > Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Jewish Studies (120 credits); and at www.mcgill.ca/edu-jttp.