Jeffrey Israel

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Jeffrey Irving Israel

Assistant Professor of Religion

Office: Schapiro Hall Rm 228
Phone: 597-4974
E-mail: [email protected]

 

On Leave

Academic year 2016-2017

Education
B.A. Oberlin College, 1999
M.A. University Of Chicago, 2003
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2011

Program Connections
· Jewish Studies

Courses
· REL 104 Religious Conflict and Cooperation
· REL 200 What is Religion?
· REL 203 (JWST 101) Judaism: Before The Law
· REL 209 (JWST 209) Jewish America
· REL 214 (PSCI 271) Religion and the State
· REL 249 (JWST 249) Anti-Semitism
· REL 259 (JWST 259, ENGL 259) Ethics of Jewish American Fiction
· REL 293 Religion, Play, and Politics
· REL 330 (JWST 492, PSCI 375) Modern Jewish Political theory

Research Areas
· Jewish American Thought, Culture, and Politics
· Ethics
· Political Philosophy
· Constructions of “Religion” in Contemporary World Politics
· Play Theory

Selected Publications