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2022 Spring

JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN CENTRAL EUROPE - HIS236 Spring 2022


Course
Jiri Kasny
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Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Jewish Experience in Central Europe

Feb 9

Jewish studies - why and how

2. Diaspora

Feb 16

Establishing Jewish Diaspora

3. Ashkenaz

Feb 23

The Jews in medieval Europe

4. The Enlightenment Century

Mar 2

From the Renaissance to the Modern Era

5. The Jewish Museum

Mar 10

Visit to the Jewish Museum in Prague

6. Jewish Feast Days

Mar 16

The feast days and life cycle observances

7. The Edict of Toleration

Mar 23

From the Ghetto to Civil Society

8. Religious Freedom 1867-1914

Apr 13

The era of constitutional freedoms

9. Antisemitism and Holocaust

Apr 20

Czechoslovakia 1918-1945

10. The Jewish Museum

Apr 21

Visit to the Jewish Museum in Prague

11. Shoah

Apr 27

Shoah

12. Jewish Experience

May 4

Jewish Experience 1939-2022

13. Home Essay 3

May 11

Presentation and discussion

14. Home Essay 3

May 18

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