Religion, ethnicity, nation - who are the Jews? What is Judaism? Jewish
Studies explores Jewish texts, thought, belief, history, cultures,
sociologies, languages and fine arts from biblical times to the present.
It provides a model for exploring some of the larger humanistic and
philosophical questions affecting us all. You’ll examine these within
the context of the many Western and non-Western civilizations in which
Jewish people have lived and which have helped to shape - and been
shaped - by Judaism. You’ll also explore Jewish interactions with
non-Jewish people over the ages, evolving attitudes towards and images
of Jewish people within various non-Jewish cultures, and the history of
Why choose this program?
Explore Judaism and the Jewish people
with a view to understanding the
human situation in its diversity and
Our program encompasses subject
areas that are exceptionally diverse
while allowing you to design a custom made
program suited to your interests.
Get detailed information on degree and program requirements to enter and graduate from this program.
(This information is to be used in conjunction with the University undergraduate calendar, which in all cases is the final authority).
BA Honours (Bachelor of Arts) BA Specialized Honours (Bachelor of Arts) BA Honours Double Major (Bachelor of Arts) BA Honours Double Major (linked)(Bachelor of Arts) BA Honours Major/Minor (Bachelor of Arts) BA Honours Minor (Bachelor of Arts)
educator, lawyer, performer, writer, social worker, community
service worker, NGO worker, diplomat, scholar, clergy
Contemporary Jewish Life in North America; The
Jewish Experience: Symbiosis and Rejection; The
Final Solution: Perspectives on the Holocaust;
Sex and Violence in the Hebrew Bible