Brandeis University. Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Corporate Entity

Dates

  • 1953 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Brandeis University. Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
  • Dept. of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
  • NEJS

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Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    NEJS was established in 1953, five years after the establishment of the university. At the time, the program offered courses mainly in Jewish thought, history, and literature, including several courses in the Hebrew Bible. Over the years, NEJS has been home to some of the most illustrious faculty in the field and has trained many leading scholars through its PhD program. Today, NEJS remains a key department on the national and international scenes, boasting renowned faculty members across many chronological, geographical, and disciplinary areas.