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Judaic Studies

Judaic Studies (JST) at UAlbany offers undergraduate courses at elementary and advanced levels, many of which are cross-listed with other departments. Practicum credit may be earned by assisting with course instruction and Internship credit through community service. Many students take advantage of the SUNY-wide Israel study program for a semester or year overseen by Judaic Studies. Students may apply for sponsored scholarships.

Avenues often pursued by Judaic Studies graduates:

(View Fall 2014 Course Descriptions)

  • Graduate Training in Social Welfare
  • Jewish Communal Administration or Education
  • The Rabbinate or Cantorate
  • Ph.D. Programs

Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7pm

The Crisis in Israel and Palestine: A Critical Conversation Learn more

Kuznitz Lecture

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7pm

Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation: YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture Learn more