UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST4336 - The U.S. Jewish Experience

HIST 4336 The U.S. Jewish Experience (3 semester hours) This course will explore the creation and evolution of American Jewish culture and investigate the impact of successive waves of migration upon the making of American Jewry. Students will study the process of cultural renewal and religious reform, assimilation, anti-Semitism, American Jewish responses to the Great Depression, the Holocaust, and the interaction between Israel and American Jewish communities in the postwar period. Prerequisite: HIST 1301 or HIST 1302 or HIST 2301 or HIST 2330 or HIST 2331 or equivalent. (3-0) T