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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: Online Fall 2020 Semester B- October 28 to December 22, 2020

The African American experience has parallels to the Jewish American experience. Both communities have had to combat hatred, prejudice, and violence. As minorities, they have united against injustice and discrimination. But they have also had major differences that disrupted their shared...

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Semester: Online Fall 2020 Semester B- October 28 to December 22, 2020

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 2020 Semester B- October 28 to December 22, 2020

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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This course focuses primarily on American Anti-Semitism since World War II, responses to it and  the impact of growing anti-Jewish violence both on Jewish identity and Judaism in the United States. Special consideration will be given to understanding Anti-Semitism in the wider history of...

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The final report includes the collection and implementation of data, along with recommendations for further research if appropriate. Analysis of application of the topic to the students' professional practice should be included.

The final report includes the collection and implementation of data, along with recommendations for further research if appropriate. Analysis of application of the topic to the students’ professional practice should be included.

This course will provide practical, hands-on, digital-age solutions to reach and teach all learners. Universal Design for Learning is a framework to help educators meet the challenge of teaching diverse learners in the 21st century. UDL provides a blueprint for creating flexible goals, methods,...

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The course will examine the causes, historical developments, and impact of the genocides, including the Holocaust in the Balkans, during the twentieth century. The focus will be the two Balkan Wars of 1912/13, the little known aspects of the Holocaust, the multiple genocides in Southeastern...

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This is an introduction to the unique civilization that Jews built in the lands of Eastern Europe, a civilization from which nearly all American and European Jews and half of all Israeli Jews are descended, and which the Nazis devoted particular fury to destroying. The course will begin with the...

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