Leadership Classes for IU Credit 

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Register for one of these 2018 FALL SEMESTER classes when you sign up for your fall semester classes or afterwards through Drop/Add.

2018 FALL SEMESTER Hillel Courses

Each section meets once a week. 

The following courses are listed in the IU Schedule of Classes under Jewish Studies JSTU.  The Course is Called Leadership in Jewish Studies or JSTU-X170 (1 cr. each)

These 1 credit IU courses are designed to be fun and practical while providing a great way to meet friends and get involved at Hillel. The Jewish Studies courses are Pass/Fail and may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 3 credit hours.  A student may only take one X170 course per semester. Classes are Pass/Fail and students will be graded on attendance, active participation, and a journal or special class project depending on the course.

Jewish Cooking, Wednesdays 2-3pm, course #7362
In Jewish Cooking, students will explore that art of the deliciously crafted meals that your Jewish mother or grandmother once cooked for you. Students will go on a Jewish journey through their taste buds cooking different Jewish foods from Challah to Kugel to foods in the far off homeland of Israel.

Jewish Cooking, Holidays and Modern Life, Wednesdays 4-5pm, course #7363
Experience the Jewish holidays through discussion and cooking.  We will discuss questions of the importance of ritual and making Jewish practice and life more contemporary.  We will also look at design thinking and its role in modern day Judaism.

1st 8 weeks only:
Israel 101 through Film, Mondays 1-3pm, course #7364
This course will explore Israeli history through the lens of various films. We will move through time periods starting with the creation of the Jewish State and continuing to present time. Students will watch and dissect films, discussing various themes and conflicts that have been present throughout Israel’s history. Themes such as Jewish identity, immigration and culture, wars, army life and family will be explored.

2nd 8 weeks only:
Jews in the Media and Pop Culture, Tuesdays 3-5pm, course #7365
Come watch, learn, and discuss about how Jews are portrayed in TV shows, movies, and the media. We will explore the image and stereotypes of Jews in the pop culture world and discuss the validity of these portrayals.

2nd 8 weeks only:
Intro to Guitar through Jewish Music, Tuesdays 3-5pm, course #7366
This course will focus on beginner guitar fundamentals and serve as an intro to progressive Jewish melodies, which will act as practice tunes as students’ guitar skills progress throughout the class. Students familiar with Jewish camp culture, as well as anyone with an interest in learning guitar through a Jewish lens are encouraged to sign up.

The following course is listed in the IU Schedule of Classes under EDUCATION (EDUC):

IU Hillel also offers a special Greek Jewish Leadership class. This class is 2 credit hours and students receive a grade.

U495 – Seminar in Leadership Training, Jewish Emerging Leaders, Mondays 6-7:30pm, course #14664
This course is for students in the fraternity / sorority community who identify as emerging Jewish leadersThis class provides a neutral platform for students to come together and communicate about common issues and problems they face as Jewish leaders and explores Jewish values and ethics as well as Jewish identity as students work to implement solutions.  The class curriculum highlights the overlap between Greek and Jewish values and provides ways for students to weave these values together.  This course also challenges students to build their leadership competencies and skills.



President: Contact Rabbi Sue at hillel@indiana.edu