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    On-site Master of Jewish Studies

    Approach the study of the history and development of Jewish civilization from an academic and multidisciplinary perspective.
    Field: Judaic Studies
    Train specialists, teachers in higher grades, educators, department coordinators, as well as researchers on different topics related to Judaism.

    The teaching of Jewish culture in universities has developed increasingly in recent decades with a wide variety of disciplinary, thematic and research approaches such as those found at Harvard, Chicago, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, New York University , Jewish Theological Seminary, Brandeis, Duke, Toronto, University of Berlin, the Sorbonne, Complutense University of Madrid, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Cambridge and Oxford, among others. In 2010, the Hebraic University opened its Master’s Degree in Judaic Studies to offer an academic and multidisciplinary alternative to the study of Jewish culture. This program is aimed at people interested in the systematic, plural study, and with a long-term perspective of the multifaceted universe of Jewish history, thought and religion. The Hebrew University has opened this program with the aim of offering an innovative and current perspective of Jewish civilization . Why study the MASTER’S DEGREE at the UH?

    • It is a unique program of its kind in Latin America that offers an academic study of the development of Jewish history and thought from the Hebrew Bible to the present day.
    • It offers a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspective that includes history, comparative religions, sociology, philology, literature, philosophy, archeology, among others.
    • Our professors have doctorates from prestigious local and international universities; Guest lecturers are leading specialists in their fields and come from the world’s most prestigious universities and institutions in Jewish studies.
    • The UH is a highly specialized institution in this field of study and is characterized by offering personalized attention to its students.

    Some of our guest teachers:

    • Dr. Adolfo Roitman – Second Temple Judaism and Biblical Studies Expert and Curator of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jerusalem.
    • Dr. Felipe Yafe – Expert in Biblical Studies, “Marshall Meyer” Latin American Rabbinical Seminary, Buenos Aires.
    • Dra. Judit Liwerant – Expert in Latin American Studies and Contemporary Judaism, Postgraduate in Political and Social Sciences, UNAM.
    • Dr. Mario Sznajder – Expert in Political Science, Latin American Judaism and the Middle East, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
    • Dr. Sergio Della Pérgola – Expert in Contemporary Judaism and Demography, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
    • Dr. Mario Saban – Expert in Spanish Judaism and Kabbalah, Tarbut Sefarad, Barcelona.
    • Dr. Carol Meyers – Duke University, an expert on Bible and gender issues in the ancient Near East.
    • Dr. Eric Meyers – Duke University, expert in Archeology and the Greco-Roman period.
    • Dr. Ari Bursztein – Expert in modern Jewish thought, Argentina.
    • Dr. Emmanuel Taub – Doctor in Social Sciences (UBA) and Master in Cultural Diversity (UNTREF).
    • Dr. Alberto Spectorowsky – Tel Aviv University.
    • Dr. Thomas Weber – University of Aberdeen.
    Module 1

    • Ancient period I. Origins of the civilization of Israel.
    • Biblical epoch.

    Module 2

    Ancient period II

    • Part I: The Jewish people in the time of the Second Temple.
    • Part II: Rabbinic Judaism.

    Module 3

    Jewish civilization in the Middle Ages.

    Module 4

    Modern and contemporary Judaism.

    • Part I: 1750-1914
    • Part II: 1914-2006

    Module 5


    • Research seminar.
    • Teaching and curriculum development seminar.


    Dr. Dalia Goldsmit

    Prof. Sara rosenberg

    Master in Judaic Studies from the Hebrew University

    Dr. Daniel Fainstein

    Decano y profesor de Estudios Judaicos de la Universidad Hebraica de México

    Phone numbers: 55 52 45 86 00
    National toll free: 800 8908 474
    Mariana Arias: (+52) 55 38 79 92 86
    José Rivera: (+52) 55 38 79 92 86
    • Start:
      February 2, 2021
    • Schedule:
      Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Duration:
      5 semesters
    • Modality:
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