The Jewish Studies Program takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining the many facets of Jewish civilizationincluding its history, religion, politics, and literaturefrom its ancient origins through present times in both Western and non-Western societies.



Students concentrating in Jewish studies may take courses in the departments of English, foreign languages and literatures, history, government & law, and/or religious studies.

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A number of courses related to Jewish studies are available each semester.

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A group of top-notch professors with varied backgrounds and expertise contribute to the program.

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Contact Us

Professor Ilan Peleg
Program Chair
Charles A. Dana Professor
207 Kirby Hall of Civil Rights
Lafayette College
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5396