Course Offerings

Here are all the Jewish Education courses offered within various tracks. 

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A

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 that shaped Jewish life in...

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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 provides an introductory experience in the language of the Bible for students who can decode (phonetically read) Hebrew.  The course focuses on the fundamentals of biblical Hebrew's grammatical structures and constructs, including its elaborate root word system and its rich...

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Semester: Online Traditional Semester with live webinar sessions on Wednesday evenings, 8:00-9:30pm EST ( August 22 to December 18)

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

The activities of Jewish learning are ultimately linked to more fundamental assumptions about the nature of knowledge, human growth, and Jewish purpose. This class looks beneath the surface of the activities to find the visions that guide them. It is a Jewish version of what the education...

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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 develop human resources within...

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

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 form for writing. They will...

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Semester: Online Traditional Semester with live webinar sessions on Mondays and Thursdays, 8:00-9:30pm 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 all language skills: reading, listening, writing, and speaking. The emphasis will be on comprehension of modern Hebrew poems and short stories through reading and class discussion. In addition, study of advanced grammar and syntax will include all...

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Semester: Online Traditional Semester with live webinar sessions on Mondays and Thursdays, 8:00-9:30pm EST (August 22 to December 18)

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