HDS 1436

The Synagogue and Jewish Community

Lee I. Levine


The history and significance of the synagogue in antiquity during the first seven centuries of the common era. By examining both literary and archaeological sources, the course will address the place of the synagogue within the Jewish community as well as its liturgical dimensions, organization, leadership, art, and architecture.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Jewish Studies 138


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Tues 3pm-5pm
FAS Boylston Hall Room G02

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Judaism
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None