x170 courses at hillel
hillel offers a variety of classes you can take for credit at IU.
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Register for one of these 2019 Spring SEMESTER classes when you sign up for your fall semester classes or afterwards through Drop/Add.
The following courses are listed in the IU Schedule of Classes under JSTU. The Course is Called Leadership in Jewish Studies or JSTU-X170.
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 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. students are graded on attendance, active participation, and special class assignments unique to each course.
Spring 2019 Hillel Courses
In Jewish Cooking, students will explore that art of the deliciously crafted meals common in the kitchens of Jewish mothers and grandmothers world wide. Students will go on a Jewish journey through their taste buds cooking everything from Challah to Kugel, recipes from the Jewish state of Israel.
Jewish Cooking: Holidays and Modern Life
Experience the pallets of the Jewish holidays through the foods associated with them. This class will examine the importance of ritual and the cross-section of Jewish practice and modern life, and how traditional recipes have been passed down through generations.
Did you know that 2019 will be an election year in Israel? This Spring, Israel 101 will focus on the relationships between Israeli politics and society. Join in the discussion and learn about one of the most vibrant democratic climates in the world.
Be a part of IU Hillel’s biggest fundraiser! Campus Superstar is a state-wide singing competition open to any student in the state of Indiana. As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to plan, market, and implement a huge production, culminating in our Finals performance show at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
first 8 weeks
Jews in Media and Pop Culture
Come watch, learn, and discuss how Jews are portrayed in TV shows, movies, and the media. This course will explore the images and stereotypes of Jews in the pop culture world, and discuss the validity of these portrayals.
Second 8 Weeks
Outdoor Jewish Leadership
Engage in Bloomington’s natural wonders through outdoor leadership training. As the seasons of nature constantly change, so will our classroom setting. Learn your individual role as a part of a team, and what leadership style best resonates with you while also exploring leadership in Judaism.
The following course is listed in the IU Schedule of Classes under EDUCATION (EDUC):
IU Hillel offers a special Greek Jewish Leadership class.
This class is 2 credit hours and is not pass/fail. students receive a grade.
Seminar in Leadership Training: Jewish Emerging Leaders
This course is for students in the fraternity / sorority community who identify as emerging Jewish leaders. This 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.