The range of writers and works are understandably wide and range from the Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, Mendele Moykher-Sforim’s The Travels of Benjamin III(1878), Ze’ev Vladimir Jabotinsky( founder of the Revisionist movement of Zionism, whose name is synonymous with Jewish nationalism) Franz Kafka, Beck’s Primo Levi, Ida Fink, Ava Schieber, Philip Roth, Amos Oz, David Avidan, A. B. Yehoshua, Aharon Appelfeld.
A sampling of our courses include:
Jewish Identity in Modern Jewish Literature, Jewish American Literature and Culture, Heroism in Modern Jewish Literature Messianic Themes and Mysticism in Modern Jewish Literature, Journey in Stereotypes in Modern Jewish Society,
Tales of Independent Jewish Women in Contemporary New York, Journeys into Memories of Relations Past – a Study in Talmudic Precepts Paralleled with Contemporary Jewish Societies, Rites and Passages of Young Jewish Men in Postmodern Society.