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HCU (HIS) 307: The Course of Modern Jewish History.

3 hours, 3 credits. Survey of the Jewish people in the Western world during the past 300 years; their struggle for political and social equality, their search for new homes and new forms of life. The new Jewish centers, Messianic hopes, and the struggle for emancipation; the Enlightenment movement; religious, national, and social trends; migration of Jews to America; World Wars I and II; and the emergence of the State of Israel.

Last modified: 11/20/2014