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In the years following the primer, Hebrew reading instruction presents unique challenges to teachers in supplementary schools.  In this four-session course we will explore general methods for improving prayer recitation as well as specific games and activities that will...

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Semester: Begins July 23
Semester: Online course with rolling admission. Ten hours of learning that can be completed at any pace.
Semester: Weekly on Sundays

This course captures significant historical and religious developmental patterns of African American Jewry in the United States and delineates spiritual and psychological connections to Jewish practices over the course of the past century. In addition, the course will explore myths,...

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The course will analyze the articulated hatred toward Jews as a historical force. After treating anti-Judaism in the pagan world of antiquity, in classical Christian doctrine, the Crusades, medieval chimerical accusations, Christian iconographic stereotypes and Shylock in the Merchant of Venice...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 - June 18

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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all share common human lifecycle events, and these are commemorated in rituals for birth, entering adulthood, marriage, and death. In addition, the three Abrahamic faiths observe holy days, celebrations, and fast days and follow religious observances specified in...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

Students in the M.A. in Jewish Communal Studies program will complete individualized, supervised internships of 600 hours in designated Jewish agencies, organizations, synagogues or other communal settings. Interns will write a paper reflecting on their experience(s). MAJCS students usually...

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This course will introduce EdD students to the expectations of doctoral study and provide a road map for successful completion of the degree program. Among the topics to be covered: an overview of types of doctoral research, the Institutional Review Board process, selecting and refining the...

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Semester: Self-paced online course for new doctoral students. Course opens for the summer at start of Semester A: April 24, 2018

In this class, we will leap past current events and straight to the heart (and stomach) of Israel! We will use food to tell stories of Israel's history, diversity, and modern culture. Students of all ages will enjoy a sensory experience of Israel while cooking with you in North America! As we...

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Semester: Begins June 18th

This course introduces effective principles and techniques of management in contemporary classrooms. Attention is given to strategies and theories of classroom management, as well as the design and organization of classrooms that facilitate developmentally appropriate practices and student...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

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