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Courses - Fall 2020
JWST
Jewish Studies Department Site
JWST289A
New Explorations in Jewish Studies; Can Jews be Arabs? Identity and Crisis for the Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Crosslisted with HIST219C. Credit only granted for JWST289A or HIST219C.

Examines the complex and fraught history of the Jews of Arab lands in modern times, with a focus on questions of identity, relationship with Christian and Muslim Arabs, and the impact of Zionism and Arab nationalism.