Course Listings

Students must take a minimum of 26 credit hours per semester. Each Judaic studies class is worth 2 university credits; students must take 16 credits of Judaic studies each semester. Additionally, students must choose a minimum of 10 general studies credits per semester, but may take more if schedule permits.*

Tentative Course Listings for the 2017-18 Academic Year

Men’s Judaic Beginners Track

Course Teacher Syllabus
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
Rabbi Ari Yablok
Midrash: The World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn
Parsha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Tom Meyer
Talmud: Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Topics in Halacha
Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Topics in Rambam
Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring
Mishna Rabbi Klapper

Men’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
Rabbi Ari Yablok
Jewish Philosophy Rabbi Tom Meyer
Literary Approach to the Bible Dr. Zvi Shimon fall | spring
Midrash: The World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn
Talmud Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Topics in Halacha
Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Topics in Talmud
Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein 

Women’s Judaic Beginners Track

Course Teacher Syllabus
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn  fall | spring
Foundations of Judaism
Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring
Parsha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Tom Meyer
Survey of Biblical Literature
Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Talmud: Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages
Rabbi Ari Kahn
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring

Women’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Foundations of Judaism
Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring
Literary Approach to the Bible Dr. Zvi Shimon fall | spring
Survey of Biblical Literature Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Survey of Biblical Women
Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Talmud Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages
Rabbi Ari Kahn
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Topics in Talmud Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein

Co-Ed General Studies

Course Teacher Syllabus
Biology (3 credits) Dr. F. Shalit
Biology Lab – (1 credit) 
Calculus (4 credits) Dr. Tamara Lefcourt Ruby fall | spring
English Composition (second semester) (3 credits) Tom Meyer
English Literature (3 credits) Dr. M. Michelson
Finance (3 credits)
Dr. K. Mishel
Jewish Identity (3 credits)
Prof. Adam Ferziger
Love and War in Ancient Greek Thought (2 credits)
Dr. G. Danzig fall | spring
Management (3 credits) Dr. S. Gottlieb
Marketing (3 credits)  (first semester) Dr. S. Gottlieb
Psychology (2 credits)  Leah Malamet
Statistics Dr. T. Lefcurt fall | spring
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Aleph (2 credits)  Tzili Alon fall | spring
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Bet (2 credits)  Dr. Sigal Shlomo fall | spring
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Gimmel (2 credits)   Dr. Ruth Bitan – Cohen

* Courses listed are for current academic year, 2015-16. Courses are subject to change each year, based on teacher availability, program size, and demand.

2016-17 Syllabi
2015-16 Syllabi
2014-15 Syllabi
2013-14 Syllabi