Bring Jewish history, religion and culture into focus with a minor in 犹太研究.

Whether you want to learn about your own Jewish background or gain a deeper understanding of Jewish communities around the world, these courses will help you reflect and engage in thoughtful discussions with students from varied religious backgrounds. 

Learn about the Hebrew Bible, Jewish literature and Jewish religion. Understand significant world issues related to Judaism, like Zionism and the Holocaust. You’ll gain a better understanding of current events that relate to Israel and the Jewish community, and graduate prepared for any career – teaching, 新闻, 社会工作, international relations and more – that serves a diverse population.

The 犹太研究 minor is part of the Department of Religious and Theological Studies


圣. 365比分网电竞 grows each year, providing many ways to connect and experience Jewish life.


Students in this program are highly encouraged to study abroad. This is a chance to broaden your perspective while enhancing your religious studies. To learn more, talk to your advisor or visit the study abroad office.


The 犹太研究俱乐部 serves to bring together students interested in Jewish faith and culture. This student-run organization welcomes both Jews and non-Jews. They promote the study of Judaism on campus and beyond the to the city of Austin, 举办论坛, 筹款活动, 讲座, and other events to educate about Jewish life and promote Judaism. Past events include Holocaust Remembrance Day, 犹太新年的庆祝活动, 为犹太教徒举行的糕饼义卖, and a forum about Israel and its international relations. The club has also participated in community events such as the Austin Jewish Cultural Festival.


St. 365比分网电竞 has a 希勒尔 chapter is known as the 希勒尔 Toppers and welcomes people from all faiths. 希勒尔 Toppers serves to build a sense of community and provide an opportunity to explore spirituality and faith. They also bring awareness to important Jewish holidays through events such as Hanukkah on the Hilltop and 希勒尔 Toppers Passover Sedar.


Dr. Richard Bautch leads the university's 犹太研究 program and played a key role in building the program beyond the academic environment. He brings to the program a depth of experience, including a PhD from the University of Notre Dame with a concentration in Hebrew Bible and Judaica with a minor in New Testament. 尼尔·布卢姆夫拉比, a senior rabbi at Congregation Agudas Achim, also teaches courses in 犹太研究 as an adjunct professor.