Central Valley

CSU Chico Modern Jewish and Israel Studies

Comparative Religion and Humanities 400 W. First St. Chico, CA 95929-0740
(530) 898-5661 Fax: (530) 898-5468 mjis@csuchico.edu www.csuchico.edu/mjis
MJIS Advisor Professor Jed Wyrick, Ph.D.

Offers an undergraduate minor focusing on classical Judaism and Jewish history with instruction in modern Hebrew at a variety of levels.  In addition to providing instruction for more than 20 years, for students of varying backgrounds, the program is part of a Chico State Jewish experience that includes the following: Chico State Hillel/Jewish Student Union, the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center and Chabad Jewish Student Organization, a Jewish fraternity and two community synagogues, Congregation Beth Israel and the Chico Havurah.  Students are able to take courses in Hebrew with a native speaker of Hebrew as well as courses and internships at Beth Israel and the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center.