Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the rich histories, cultures and languages of the Jewish people. 

Fulfill your diverse academic interests while immersing yourself in Jewish Studies. You’ll examine Judaism as a religion, but also explore Jewish texts, histories, sociologies, languages and fine arts from biblical times to the present.

You’ll benefit from our small group of dedicated award-winning faculty members who are readily available to mentor students. 

Jewish Studies graduates have gone on to careers in diplomacy, journalism, history, linguistics, cultural consultancy, interpreting and social programs. You’ll enter the workforce with the cross-cultural knowledge and diverse skills to be successful in your chosen career path.

What you’ll learn 

  • Examine the history of antisemitism and explore the Jewish experience to understand humanity in its diversity and complexity.
  • Study relations between Jewish and non-Jewish cultures, including Christianity and Islam.
  • Develop critical and analytical thinking, writing and research skills that are essential to any career.

Hands-on experiences 

  • Choose to study abroad at a university in Israel for a semester abroad.
  • Explore our cutting-edge research facilities, such as the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies.  
  • Periodically, the Jewish Teacher Education Program offers a winter-break seminar in Israel called 'Teaching Voices of Israel.'


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Program Details

Offered by

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Offered at

  • Keele Campus

Degrees offered


Ways to study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Experiential Education

Co-op or internship

Fall entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Winter entry

Yes (first and upper year)

Summer entry

Yes (first and upper year)