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    Master in Jewish Studies face-to-face

    Approach the study of the history and development of the 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 of Jewish 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 on Jewish civilization . Why study MASTERY at 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 an institution highly specialized in this field of study and is characterized by offering personalized attention to its students.

    Some of our guest teachers:

    • Dr. Adolfo Roitman – Expert in Biblical Studies and Judaism of the Second Temple and Curator of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jerusalem.
    • Dr. Felipe Yafe – Expert in Biblical Studies, Latin American Rabbinical Seminary “Marshall Meyer”, 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, 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 of Social Sciences (UBA) and Master of 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 time.

    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 Hebraic University

    Dr. Daniel Fainstein

    Dean and professor of the Department of Jewish Studies

    Araceli Calderón

    Coordination of Management of Jewish Education, Hebrew and Judaic Studies

    Phone numbers: (55) 52 45 86 00
    National toll free: 800 8908 474
    Jaqueline Amaro: +52(55) 21 44 69 33
    Alina Rementeria: +52(55) 38 79 92 86

    This program has a collaboration agreement with the Melton Center for Jewish Education at the Seymour Fox School of Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to obtain up to 8 academic credits of the master's courses offered by the said institution, including online courses . In addition to offering the possibility as a UH student, to be accepted as a participant in the summer semester in Jerusalem. With the support of:

    This program has an Official Validity Recognition of Studies (RVOE) before SEP No. 20101308 dated December 16, 2010.

    • Start:
      August 11, 2020
    • Schedule:
      Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Duration:
      5 semesters
    • Modality:
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