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 Course number
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-367-81 | 02-368-81
Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
Rabbi Ari Yablok
Midrash: The World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 01-010-80 | 02-500-80
Parsha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Tom Meyer
Talmud: Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-371-81 | 02-372-81
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 Course number
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring  02-367-81 | 02-368-81
Introduction to Rabbinic Literature
Rabbi Ari Yablok
Jewish Philosophy Rabbi Tom Meyer
Literary Approach to the Bible Dr. Zvi Shimon fall | spring  01-002-80 | 01-010-80
Midrash: The World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring  01-010-80 | 02-500-80
Talmud Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-371-81 | 02-372-81
Topics in Halacha
Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Topics in Talmud
Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein  02-561-80 | 02-035-80

Women’s Judaic Beginners Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn  fall | spring 02-367-81 | 02-368-81
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 02-371-81 | 02-372-81
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring  01-010-80 | 02-500-80
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring

Women’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring  02-367-81 | 02-368-81
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  01-002-80 | 01-010-80
Survey of Biblical Literature Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Survey of Biblical Women
Dr. Chana Tannenbaum
Talmud Aggada
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-371-81 | 02-372-81
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages
Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring  01-010-80 | 02-500-80
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring
Topics in Talmud Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein  02-561-80 | 02-035-80

Co-Ed General Studies

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number
Biology (3 credits) Dr. F. Shalit fall  80-055-01 | 80-056-01
Biology Lab – (1 credit) 
80-057-01 | 80-058-01
Calculus (4 credits) Dr. Tamara Lefcourt Ruby fall | spring  88-731-80/81 | 88-732-80/81
English Composition (second semester) (3 credits) Tom Meyer  37-098-02 | 37-098-03 | 37-098-04
English Literature (3 credits) Dr. M. Michelson  37-091-01
Finance (3 credits)
Dr. K. Mishel fall  66-251-80 | 66-253-80
Jewish Identity (3 credits)
Prof. Adam Ferziger 04-669-80 | 04-670-80
Love and War in Ancient Greek Thought (2 credits)
Dr. G. Danzig fall | spring  46-376-01 | 46-397-01
Management (3 credits) Dr. S. Gottlieb
Marketing (3 credits)  (first semester) Dr. S. Gottlieb  66-024-01 | 66-027-01
Psychology (2 credits)  Leah Malamet  60-008-01 | 60-009-01
Statistics Dr. T. Lefcurt fall | spring  88-760-01/02 | 88-761-01/02
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