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Judaism Through Its Scriptures (edX)

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Judaism Through Its Scriptures (edX)
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Learn about the key beliefs and practices of Judaism through an examination of its sacred texts and their interpretation.
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Toledo: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
Toledo: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)
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This course evaluates the medieval history of Toledo from the era of the Visigoth Kingdom (6th-8th centuries) through its Islamic period (8th to 11th centuries) and into its reintegration into Christian Spain (after 1085 c.e.) In particular, we take note of the cultural and religious transformations that characterized the [...]
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The Holocaust - An Introduction (I): Nazi Germany: Ideology, The Jews and the World (Coursera)

The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed Western culture of its innocence. As civilized human beings, we fail to understand how events of such horror could have taken place, and how an idea so inhumanly warped could have spread like wildfire through an entire continent, instigating [...]
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The History of Modern Israel – Part I: From an Idea to a State (Coursera)

How did the State of Israel come to be? How is it that an idea, introduced in 19th century Europe, became a reality? And how does that reality prevail in the harsh complexities of the Middle East? Presented by Professor Eyal Naveh, with additional units from Professor Asher Sussers' [...]
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The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry (Coursera)

The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry is an adaptation of an on-campus course that has been co-taught by Murray Baumgarten, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature (Literature Department), and Peter Kenez, Professor Emeritus (History Department), for over 20 years at UC Santa Cruz. In this course, you [...]
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Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)

Sep 20th 2021
Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)
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This advanced course focuses on two primary goals: (1) appraising how Jews, Christians, and Muslims shaped the history of medieval Spain and (2) mastering the craft of Spanish paleography, the skill of identifying Spanish handwriting in the 11th- through 15th-century manuscripts. Through the lens of the medieval history of [...]
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The Holocaust - An Introduction (II): The Final Solution (Coursera)

The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed Western culture of its innocence. As civilized human beings, we fail to understand how events of such horror could have taken place, and how an idea so inhumanly warped could have spread like wildfire through an entire continent, instigating [...]
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Oriental Beliefs: Between Reason and Traditions (edX)

Explore the spiritual and magical beliefs of cultures, from ancient Egypt to modern Japan, as we discuss gods, the universe, cosmos, dreams and so much more! This course takes a journey through the world of beliefs as they have developed in a great variety of cultures, ranging from Ancient [...]
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Jewish Diaspora in Modern China (Coursera)

Apr 30th 2018
Jewish Diaspora in Modern China (Coursera)
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Jewish Diaspora in China is a unique experience for world Jewry, as China is the only country in Far East that has had Jews living in its society for over 1,000 years. Documentary evidence shows that Jews started to live in China no later than the Tang Dynasty (618–907). [...]
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The Holocaust: an Introduction - Part 2 (FutureLearn)

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The Holocaust: an Introduction - Part 2 (FutureLearn)
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Part 2 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today. The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed Western culture of its innocence. As civilized human beings, we fail to understand how events of such horror could [...]
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