JUST 3135 Sages and Scholars
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as JUD 13.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Biographical studies of major Jewish scholars and religious personalities from the late Middle Ages to the twentieth century, their literary activities and their impact on Jewish society and intellectual life. Personalities to be studied include Rabbi Joseph Karo, the Gaon of Vilna, and Rabbi Dr. David Zvi Hoffman. (Not open to students who have completed Judaic Studies 4752 [75.2] in spring, 1991, or Judaic Studies 4751 [75.1] in spring, 1992.)