Jewish Studies

Michael Zank, Coordinator
147 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
T: 617.353.8087
E: mzank@bu.edu

Theresa Cooney, Administrator
147 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
T: 617.353.8096
E: judaics@bu.edu

This program is flexible and has several tracks. Students can concentrate on biblical studies, on the Bible and the history of biblical interpretation up to the late Middle Ages, on Classical Jewish history and literature, Medieval Studies, Modern Jewish history and thought, or Holocaust studies. In each instance, students will be expected to master the necessary languages and other skills required for scholarly expertise in their chosen field of study. In every case, the course of study will be configured according to the student’s special academic interests and professional goals.

Degrees offered: Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy

Faculty: Katheryn Darr, Paula Fredriksen (Emerita), Thomas F. Glick (Emerita), Neil Hecht (Emerita), Steven T. Katz, Jonathan Klawans, Hillel Levine, Jeffrey Mehlman, Elie Wiesel (Emerita), Michael Zank

For information about the Jewish studies program and Jewish studies courses offered for graduate credit, please see the Center for Jewish Studies website.