Welcome to the Department of Jewish Studies

Welcome to the Department of Jewish Studies

The Department of Jewish Studies is devoted to the study of the history, culture, religion, politics and literature of the Jewish people. Its courses attract a diverse group of students from many racial and ethnic backgrounds. The department offers a bachelor's degree in Modern Jewish Studies and a minor in Jewish Studies.


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Are you an SF State student who has graduated with a Jewish Studies major or minor in Fall 2020 or who plans to graduate with a Jewish Studies major or minor in Spring 2021 or Summer 2021?

He claimed White Jews gained from White supremacy. Now he’s more popular than ever.

By Yonat Shimron

Religion News Service reports on the reaction to Marc Dollinger's new preface to his book Black Power, Jewish Politics.

Controversies about Jews and white supremacy are erasing Jews of color, writes Prof. Marc Dollinger

"In December, the Forward published an article about my most recent book, “Black Power, Jewish Politics,” with a headline that mentioned Jews in connection with white supremacy.


Growing up Below Sea Level book cover
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Zoom: https://sfsu.zoom.us/j/86291777821?pwd=a2JvWVZEOEpWR05Hd2VuU3NYNnhjdz09
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Wednesday, May 05, 2021

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