Courses

The Helen Diller 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 2021

Undergraduate Courses

History of Modern Israel
(History)
Prof. Eran Kaplan, Goldman Chair in Israel Studies, SFSU
M,W,F | 1:00pm-1:59pm
Course Number: 32436

Comparative Constitutional Law: The Case of Israel
(Legal Studies 174)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management – Academic Studies
Tu,Th | 3:30pm-4:59pm
Course Number: 25148

Contemporary Judaism in Israel: Swaying Religion and Nationality
(Jewish Studies/Near Eastern Studies)
Prof. Tomer Persico, Tel Aviv University; Hartman Institute
Tu,Th | 9:30am-10:59am
Course Number: 26402

Tel Aviv: A City From The Sands
(History/Near Eastern Studies/Jewish Studies)
Prof. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University
Tu,Th | 12:30pm-1:59pm
Course Number: 32429

Holocaust Museums in Israel and the World
(History/Near Eastern Studies/Jewish Studies)
Prof. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University
M,W | 5:00pm-6:29pm
Course Number: 32607

War in the Middle East
(Political Science)
Prof. Ron Hassner, Helen Diller Family Chair in Israel Studies, UC Berkeley
Tu,Th | 2:00pm-3:29pm
Course Number: 26976

The Dangers of Online Hate
(Legal Studies)
Students: Samantha Behar, Randy Cantz
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Ken Bamberger

Graduate Courses

Graduate Seminar: Comparative Constitutional Law and Israel
(Law)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management – Academic Studies
Th | 10:00am-11:50am
Course Number: 32146

Jewish Law
(Law)
Prof. Ken Bamberger, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor of Law
Tu | 11:20am-12:30pm
Course Number: 32252


Fall 2020

Undergraduate Courses

Minority Rights: The Israeli Balance
(Legal Studies 190)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management—Academic Studies
Tuesday | 5:00pm-7:59pm
Course Number: 16708

Information, Media and the Public Discourse in Politicized societies: Israel and the US
(Legal Studies 190)
Prof. Roy Peled, College of Management—Academic Studies
Wednesday | 4:00pm-6:59pm
Course Number: 16709

Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
(Jewish Studies 122/Near Eastern Studies 134)
Prof. Tomer Persico, Tel Aviv University; Hartman Institute
Tuesday/Thursday | 2:00pm-3:29pm
Course Number: 25444

Israel’s Security and Foreign Relations
(Political Science 149)
Prof. Ehud Eiran, Haifa University
Tuesday/Thursday | 3:30pm-4:59pm
Course Number: 32817

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