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The Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies is comprised of internationally recognized scholars in the fields of history, literature, linguistics, film, philosophy, and political science.

Affiliated scholars specializing in areas of Judaic Studies and Middle Eastern Studies offer courses that supplement our existing curriculum. 

In addition, visiting faculty enrich our course offerings in subjects as diverse as Israeli literature and international relations.