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This course surveys major trends and developments in American Jewish history from the community's beginnings in the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Students will become familiar with the leading personalities, events, movements and institutions...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

B

This is an introduction to the unique civilization that Jews built in the lands of Eastern Europe, a civilization from which nearly all American and European Jews and half of all Israeli Jews are descended, and which the Nazis devoted particular fury to destroying. The course will begin with the...

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Semester: Spring Online Semester B: February 27 - April 30

Biblical Hebrew II Online picks up where Biblical Hebrew I leaves off.   Students will complete Volume 1 of the textbook, Biblical Hebrew Step by Step, with its focus on the fundamentals of biblical Hebrew's grammatical structures, and constructs root word system and vocabulary.  They will then...

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Semester: Traditional 15 weeks- January 2 – April 16

E

This course provides a general overview of the practice of experiential Jewish education. It explores the historical trends, pedagogical frameworks and current models relevant to the field. Actively engaging with course material, students will be encouraged to share their experiences as both...

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Semester: Spring Online Semester A: January 2- February 26

F

Students will explore the techniques and skills necessary to manage and effectively guide human resources in a rapidly changing technological and competitive environment. Emphasis is on student ability to formulate and implement strategies to understand, guide, and...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester A: August 22 to October 23

This course will address the fundamentals of fundraising in its various forms: annual giving, grants (government and foundation), major gifts, individual donations, and estate planning. Students will have the opportunity to consider the economics of the philanthropic community as a whole, and...

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Semester: Spring Online Session B: February 27- April 30

H

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew. The course focuses on the development of all language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing). Students will learn the Hebrew Alphabet in the print form for reading and the cursive...

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Semester: Online Fall Traditional Semester with live webinars on Mondays and Thursdays, 8:00pm to 9:30pm EST: August 22 to December 18

Hebrew II Online continues the format of twice-a-week live webinar sessions combined with follow-up reinforcement through a 24/7 website for individual learning and review. All language skills are mastered through more advanced syntactic and grammatical structures. Students will begin to read...

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Semester: Traditional 15 weeks– January 2 - April 16

This course will continue the development of the four language skills of reading, listening, writing, and speaking that students gained in Hebrew I, II and II. In this course there will be a special emphasis on developing literacy and literary skills. Students will engage in the comprehension of...

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Semester: Online Traditional Semester with live webinar sessions on Sundays and Thursdays, 8:00pm - 9:30pm, Eastern Time (January 3 to April18)

I

This course focuses on some of the major theological beliefs in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The course will be based primarily on comparing the 13 Principles of Faith of Maimonides, the Nicene Creed, and the Five Pillars of Islam, with a variety of later Jewish, Christian, and Islamic...

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Semester: Spring Online Semester A: January 2- February 26

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