Courses

The Berkeley Institute supports and coordinates undergraduate and graduate courses in Jewish and Israel studies in a range of disciplines across the university. You can find our current course listings below:


Spring 2020

Undergraduate Courses

Comparative Constitutional Law: The Case of Israel
(Legal Studies 174)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management—Academic Studies
Monday/Wednesday | 5:00pm-6:29pm
Course Number: 23052 

Contemporary Judaism in Israel 
(Jewish Studies 122)
Prof. Tomer Persico, Tel Aviv University; Hartman Institute
Tuesday/Thursday | 12:30pm-1:59pm
Course Number: 30827

Art and Culture in Israel
(Jewish Studies/Near Eastern Studies)
Prof. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University
Monday/Wednesday | 5:00pm-6:29pm
Course Number: 32128

Holocaust Museums in Israel and the World 
(Jewish Studies/History)
Prof. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University
Tuesday/Thursday | 3:30 pm-4:59 pm
Course Number: 31168

War in the Middle East
(Political Science 124B)
Prof. Ron Hassner Helen Diller Chair in Israel Studies
Faculty Director of Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies
Tuesday/Thursday | 11:00 am – 12:29 pm
Course Number: 32683

Graduate Courses

Law, Society, and Constitutional Change: The Case of Israel
(Law)
Prof. Ammon Reichman Robbins Collection Visiting Professor in Comparative Law, University of Haifa
Thursday/Friday | 6:25 PM – 9:00 PM
Course Number: 262.11 sec. 001 (Law School Course)



Fall 2019

Undergraduate Courses

Minority Rights in a Nation State: The Israeli Balance 
(Legal Studies 190)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management—Academic Studies

Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
(Jewish Studies 122)
Prof. Tomer Persico, Tel Aviv University; Hartman Institute

Tel Aviv: A City from the Sands 
(Jewish Studies 121A/History 100M)
Prof. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University