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The Program in Judaic Studies is an interdisciplinary unit devoted to the study of Jews and Judaism in all historical and geographic contexts.  The faculty includes scholars from both humanistic and social scientific disciplines such as anthropology, history, literary criticism, philosophy, and sociology.  We offer an undergraduate curriculum that covers a wide array of courses in Judaic Studies.  Several of our faculty members are engaged in graduate instruction in other departments. There are ten faculty members with appointments in the Program, plus eight affiliated faculty members with research and teaching interests in Judaic Studies.  Home departments of affiliated faculty include Anthropology, History, Modern Culture and Media, Political Science, and Sociology. 

Judaic Studies Department Brown University

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The Program in Judaic Studies is an interdisciplinary unit devoted to the study of Jews and Judaism in all historical and geographic contexts.  The faculty includes scholars from both humanistic and social scientific disciplines such as anthropology, history, literary criticism, philosophy, and sociology.  We offer an undergraduate curriculum that covers a wide array of courses in Judaic Studies.  Several of our faculty members are engaged in graduate instruction in other departments. There are ten faculty members with appointments in the Program, plus eight affiliated faculty members with research and teaching interests in Judaic Studies.  Home departments of affiliated faculty include Anthropology, History, Modern Culture and Media, Political Science, and Sociology. 

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    Ghaith al-Omari is Advocacy Director at the American Task Force on Palestine. Prior to that, he served in various positions within the Palestinian Authority, including Director of the International Relations Department in the Office of the Palestinian President, and advisor to former Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas.

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    Serving God

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