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RELIGION 214: The Jews in America
Professor Ronald C. Kiener, Department of Religious Studies

This course is designed to provide a general overview of the history and present situation of American Judaism from both a religious and sociological perspective.  After a brief four week examination of the history of Jews in North America, the course will focus upon "Judaism in the suburbs." We will have one field trip during Trinity Days to New York City to take a walking tour of the Lower East Side. We will screen one movie. Guest speakers from the Hartford Jewish community will augment course readings and lectures.