Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Jewish Studies - Overview

Institute of Jewish Thought and Heritage

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
712 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Phone: 716.645.0757
Web Address: jewishstudies.buffalo.edu
Richard A. Cohen
Marla Segol
Director of Undergraduate Studies


Jewish Studies provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive view of Jewish thought, history, and life. Judaism has flourished in a great variety of cultures in the past and in the present. Our courses therefore examine it as a living and dynamic religion in relation to others in the ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary worlds. Our students will develop important interdisciplinary skills as they learn to apply different methods and models for understanding religion, history, and culture, useful in both academic and professional settings.

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