Jewish Culture and Society

Key areas

Principal areas of specialisation in The Program in Jewish Culture and Society include:

  • Modern Hebrew language
  • Modern and contemporary Hebrew literature
  • Modern and contemporary Jewish literature in English and English translation
  • Biblical prose and poetry
  • Post-Biblical Hebrew literature
  • Education in Australian and Jewish day schools
  • Second language teaching and acquisition
  • The representation of European (especially German and Austrian) Jewry in 20th Century Hebrew literature
  • Holocaust literature
  • Inter-faith relations
  • Jewish History
  • The study of contemporary Antisemitism
  • Israel-Diaspora relations
  • The Arab Israeli conflict
  • Israeli history
  • The culture of the modern state of Israel
  • Israeli society
  • Israel and Jewish film

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