Jewish Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher: Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Beth Wenger; Beth Wenger

Research Area: Culture and religion; Education

Keywords: Higher Education; Judaic Studies; Curriculum; Educators

Type: Report

Coverage: Pennsylvania Pennsylvania


The author describes the University of Pennsylvania's decentralized Jewish studies program, featuring one interdisciplinary Jewish studies program, as well as three other majors, located within other departments, which approach Judaic studies from the standpoint of specific disciplines.