Publication Date: January 2006
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Spring 2006, pp.24-25.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Higher Education; Judaic Studies; Curriculum; Educators
Coverage: United States United States
Responding to a series of articles in which Judaic Studies professors discuss their respective Jewish studies undergraduate programs, the author notes some common denominators concerning constraints under which Jewish studies programs operate. Among these are faculty constraints, the constraints of wider university policy, the tension between breadth and depth, and political biases.