Hebrew 5601

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Hebrew 5601 Introduction to Hebrew Literary and Cultural Text

Dr. Adena Tanenbaum

Literary and cultural Hebrew texts from the biblical to the modern period; students will develop the ability to read critically and to build analytical vocabulary. In Hebrew.  Prereq: 2205 (205), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 620.  Cross-listed in Jewish Studies. 

This course introduces the student to Hebrew literary and cultural texts from the biblical to the modern period. Focusing on Jerusalem, students will gain familiarity with a variety of Hebrew literary genres and their distinctive features. While continuing to build vocabulary and reading skills, students will be encouraged to read these texts critically and analytically. Secondary readings (in English) on the history and cultural life of Jerusalem will provide additional insights.

Fall 2020

Class time & Location: 2:20-3:40 M/W - Online - Class # 36887