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, ie either the full beginners or advanced track. 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 2016-17 Academic Year

Men’s Judaic Beginners Track

Contemporary Halacha Issues – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Introduction to Rabbinic Literature – Rabbi Ari Yablok (Syllabus)
Midrash: The World of the Sages – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Parsha – Rabbi Eli Menaged (Syllabus)
Pirkei Avot – Rabbi Tom Meyer (Syllabus)
Talmud: Aggada – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Topics in Halacha – Rabbi Eli Menaged (Syllabus)
Topics in Rambam – Rabbi Yitzie Klapper (Syllabus)

Men’s Judaic Advanced Track

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

Women’s Judaic Beginners Track

Foundations of Judaism – Dr. Chana Tannenbaum (Syllabus)
Halacha and Gender – Mrs. Miriam Schwartz
Parsha – Rabbi Eli Menaged (Syllabus)
Pirkei Avot – Rabbi Tom Meyer (Syllabus)
Survey of Biblical Literature – Dr. Chana Tannenbaum (Syllabus (Fall) | Syllabus (Spring))
Talmud: Aggada – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Topics in Halacha – Rabbi Eli Menaged (Syllabus)

Women’s Judaic Advanced Track

Foundations of Judaism – Dr. Chana Tannenbaum (Syllabus)
Halacha and Gender – Mrs. Miriam Schwartz
Literary Approach to the Bible – Dr. Zvi Shimon (Syllabus (Fall) | Syllabus (Spring))
Survey of Biblical Literature – Dr. Chana Tannenbaum (Syllabus (Fall) | Syllabus (Spring))
Survey of Biblical Women – Dr. Chana Tannenbaum (Syllabus)
Talmud Aggada – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages – Rabbi Ari Kahn (Syllabus)
Topics in Halacha – Rabbi Eli Menaged (Syllabus)

Co-Ed General Studies

Biology – Dr. F. Shalit (Syllabus) (3 credits)
Biology Lab – Dr. A. Jacob (1 credit) (Syllabus)
Calculus – Dr. T. Shema (3 credits)
English Composition (second semester) – Tom Meyer (3 credits) (Syllabus)
English Literature – Dr. M. Michelson (3 credits) (Syllabus)
Finance – Dr. K. Mishel (3 credits) (Syllabus (Fall) | Syllabus (Spring))
Israel: Government, Democracy and Society (first semester) – Dr. Mike Cohen (2 credits)
Love and War in Ancient Greek Thought – Dr. G. Danzig (2 credits) (Syllabus)
Management – Dr. S. Gottlieb (3 credits) (Syllabus) (second semester)
Marketing – Dr. S. Gottlieb (3 credits) (Syllabus) (first semester)
Psychology – Dr. D. Kahn (2 credits) (Syllabus)
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Aleph – Tzili Alon (Syllabus)
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Bet – Dr. Sigal Shlomo (Syllabus)
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Gimmel – Dr. Ruth Bitan – Cohen
War and Peace: History of the Arab-Israel Conflict (second semester) – Dr. Mike Cohen (2 credits)



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

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