Who's a Jew? Theory, Myth, and Practice

CJS330H1S

This course introduces students to the host of core concepts in terms of which Jewish identity has been and continues to be defined and debated. Topics include: the difference between insiders and outsiders; collective vs individual identity; the nature of the bond between group members; identification across time, space, and disagreements; social and gendered hierarchies; joining and leaving the group; the identities of outsiders. 

 

Exclusion: CJS290H1 (Topics in Jewish Studies: Who is a Jew?), offered in Fall 2014 and Fall 2015

 

Distribution Requirement: Humanities

 

Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)

Area of Interest:

  • Jewish Philosophy and Thought

Sections

Day/Time Instructors Location
M12-2 Sol Goldberg WI 524