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Propaganda, oppression, and assault evolved over time in Germany but, once perfected, was quickly enacted in countries subsequently conquered by the Nazis. Each country and its population, however, had different responses and interactions with Nazi rule depending on a range of factors.  This...

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Semester: Cohort II: Fall Online Session B: October 24 – December 18, 2018

Class 1:  The Causes of the War: An examination of American history documented through the political and social history of the United States.

Class 2: The Americans of the 1860’s:  Through original correspondence and photographs a look at the United States of the Victorian...

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Research has empirically demonstrated that the more we involve students in their own learning, the more invested they are & the better they integrate information. Active Learning captures students’ attention & keeps them highly engaged. Hallmarks of Active Learning include:...

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Semester: Course begins February 20, 2018 and will be four weeks long.

Authentic & meaningful prayer can be difficult to achieve, let alone to teach. Once our students have mastered the basics of Hebrew decoding, many prayer teachers have similar goals; we want our students to read the Hebrew prayers with fluency, find personal meaning in them, &...

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Dr. Sigman Friedman will discuss trends in American Jewish History using four classic films: "Hester Street," "The Jazz Singer" (original 1927 version), "Gentleman's Agreement" and "Avalon." These films explore themes such as Jewish identity, family tensions, intergenerational conflict,...

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This course surveys major trends and developments in American Jewish history from the community's beginnings in the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Students will become familiar with the leading personalities, events, movements and institutions that shaped Jewish life in...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

This course surveys major trends and developments in American Jewish history from the community's beginnings in the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Students will become familiar with the leading personalities, events, movements and institutions...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

This course surveys major trends and developments in American Jewish history from the community's beginnings in the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Students will become familiar with the leading personalities, events, movements and institutions...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

This course explores a difficult, complex and emotionally charged subject: the American response to the Holocaust. While most historians agree that the nation’s response was inadequate, and that a more forceful and effective rescue policy might have saved many lives, they disagree about what was...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

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