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[JS115J]    English Composition: Holocaust Lessons      Listed as English 115J, Section C.     Three credit hours.  
JS121j    Entartete (Degenerate) Musik      Listed as Music 121.     Three credit hours.  A, I.    SILVER
JS125f    Hebrew I      The first of three consecutive courses designed to develop fluency and accuracy in Modern Hebrew. Through an interactive approach to language learning, students gain communicative proficiency and a greater understanding of Israeli society. Videos, audio, and Web materials introduce students to the nuanced and rich connections between Hebrew and Jewish culture in Israel and around the world.     Three credit hours.    ISAACS
JS126s    Hebrew II      The second of three consecutive courses designed to develop fluency and accuracy in Modern Hebrew. Students will deepen their knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop the facilities for written and oral communication in Hebrew. Delves more deeply into Israeli culture through media and literature. Prerequisite:  Jewish Studies 125 or equivalent.     Three credit hours.    ISAACS
JS127s    Hebrew III      The third of three consecutive courses designed to develop fluency and accuracy in Modern Hebrew. Students will deepen their knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop the facilities for written and oral communication in Hebrew. Delves more deeply into Israeli culture through media and literature. Prerequisite:  Jewish Studies 126 or equivalent.     Three credit hours.    ISAACS
JS143f    Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament      Listed as Religious Studies 143.     Four credit hours.  L.    PARKER
JS181f    Conceptions of Jews and Judaism      Listed as Religious Studies 181.     Four credit hours.  H, I.    MAIZELS
JS182s    Jews and Judaism in the Modern World      Listed as Religious Studies 182.     Four credit hours.  H, I.    MAIZELS
[JS221]    Topics in Maine's Jewish History      Listed as Religious Studies 221.     Three credit hours.  H, U.  
JS251s    Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Accommodation      Listed as Government 251.     Four credit hours.  S, I.    DENOEUX
JS252f    Politics of the Middle East      Listed as Government 252.     Four credit hours.  I.    DENOEUX
JS297f    History of Anti-Semitism      Listed as Religious Studies 297.     Four credit hours.    MAIZELS
JS297Jj    Jewish Theology      Listed as Religious Studies 297J.     Three credit hours.    ISAACS
[JS322]    Food and Religious Identity      Listed as Religious Studies 322.     Four credit hours.  S.  
[JS376]    Shadows of the Past: Remembering Vichy France and the Holocaust      Listed as French 376.     Four credit hours.  L, I.  
[JS386]    Medieval Judaism, Real and Imagined      Listed as Religious Studies 386.     Four credit hours.  H, I.  
JS397f    Passion of the Prophets      Listed as Religious Studies 397.     Four credit hours.    PARKER
JS398As    American Jews and Judaism from World War II to the Present      Listed as Religious Studies 398A.     Four credit hours.    MAIZELS
JS398Bs    Behind the Bible: Discovering an Ancient World      Listed as Religious Studies 398B.     Four credit hours.    PARKER
JS421f    Research Seminar: Debating the Nazi Past      Listed as History 421.     Four credit hours.  H, I.    SCHECK
[JS423]    Jews in Literature: Medieval to Modern      Listed as English 423.     Four credit hours.  L.  
JS491f, 492s    Independent Study          One to four credit hours.    FACULTY