Jewish Studies at Rutgers University

Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Nancy Sinkoff; Nancy Sinkoff

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Higher Education; Judaic Studies; Curriculum; Educators

Type: Report

Coverage: New Jersey New Jersey


The author describes the undergraduate requirements at the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, and the department's goals of striking a balance between intellectual commitments and student interests. Even where materials are culturally familiar to students, the author says, the department strives to introduce unexpected intellectual approaches.