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This course explores a difficult, complex, and emotionally charged subject: the American response to the Holocaust. While most historians agree that the nation’s response was inadequate, and that a more forceful and effective rescue policy might have saved many lives, they disagree about what...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

Anti-Jewish sentiment goes by many names, including anti-Judaism, Jew-hatred, Judeophobia, and, of course, Antisemitism – a term that was coined in 1879 to give scientific legitimacy to the “longest hatred.” This course will explore the ancient origins of Jew-hatred, examining its development...

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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: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

Using 21st Century Learning Skills – creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication – we will infuse fresh energy into how you approach holiday teaching. We will explore new and innovative ways of approaching the Jewish year. Knowing that Jewish students revisit the topic...

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Semester: Course begins February 20, 2018 and will be four weeks long.

Biblical Hebrew Online 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...

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Semester: Online with live webinars on Wednesday evenings, 8:00-9:30pm EST ( 15 weeks: January 2 – April 23)

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 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 Online 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...

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Semester: Online with live webinars on Wednesday evenings, 8:00-9:30pm EST ( 15 weeks: January 2 – April 23)

Every new teacher wakes up in the middle of the night worrying about setting up a classroom, planning for the first day, organizing lessons, and keeping everything engaging.

This class will help you jump into Supplementary School teaching without feeling overwhelmed and offers you a solid...

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Semester: Begins July 23

(Formerly Business Ethics in Jewish Law) The issue of business ethics has been prominent in the news recently because several large American corporations have been accused of serious fraud violations. Jewish law contains a great deal of discussion concerning business practices and business...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 - August 13

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