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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Modern Jewish History (HIS 360)


Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
January 2006 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine and discuss the Modern Period of Jewish History utilizing primary and secondary texts and documents; discuss central events and personalities in Jewish history from the 1880s to the present; and examine the impact of revolutions and reactions in Europe and changes arising from political, social, and economic developments and mass movements during the modern period, on Jewish communities around the world.


This course covers the modern period of Jewish History, the 1880s to the present. Topics include emigration to America; World War I; Zionism; World War II; the State if Israel; and the impact of social movements, religious, cultural, social, political, and economic developments.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in History (5/10) (5/15 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).