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Judaic Studies Department

Jerusalem Mosaic imageWelcome to Judaic Studies

The Judaic Studies (JST) department 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. A major and minor in Judaic studies is offered. Many students take advantage of the SUNY-wide Israel study program for a semester or year overseen by the JST department. Students may apply for department sponsored scholarships.

Avenues often pursued by JST graduates are :

  • Graduate training in social welfare
  • Jewish communal administration or education
  • The rabbinate or cantorate
  • and Ph.D. Programs.

Spring 2005 Course Schedule>>

The Judaic Studies Department Chair is Mark A. Raider.

The Department office, located in Humanities 244, is staffed Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM and can be reached by phone at: (518)442-4130, or fax at: (518)442-4136.


Please send questions or comments to: geninfo@uamail.albany.edu

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