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 2021-22 Academic Year

Men’s Judaic Beginners Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Introduction to Jewish Experience Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-940-02, 07-950-03 2
Jewish Literacy Rabbi Ari Yablok 07-948-03, 07-953-03 2
Topics in Torah Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-935-02, 07-945-03 2
Talmud: Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-371-81, 02-372-81 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 2
Topics in Rambam Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 07-937-02, 07-947-03 2
Topics in Mishna Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 2
Transitional Figures in Jewish History Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-939-02, 07-949-03 2
Contemporary Halacha Issues: Law & Ethics Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-367-81, 02-368-81

Men’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Business Law in Jewish Legal System Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein fall 02-561-80, 02-035-80 2
Contemporary Halacha Issues: Law & Ethics Rabbi Ari Kahn fall | spring 02-367-81, 02-368-81 2
Jewish Literacy Rabbi Ari Yablok 07-944-02, 07-954-03 2
Literary Approach to the Bible Dr. Zvi Shimon fall | spring  01-002-80, 01-010-80 2
Midrash: The World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-499-80, 02-500-80 2
Talmud: Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-371-80, 02-372-80 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-941-02, 07-951-03 2
Topics in Rambam Rabbi Yitzie Klapper 07-936-02, 07-946-03 2

Women’s Judaic Beginners Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Foundations of Judaism Dr. Chana Tannenbaum fall | spring 05-453-80, 05-453-81 2
Introduction to Jewish Experience Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-940-02, 07-950-03 2
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 05-241-81, 05-242-81 2
Survey of Biblical Literature Dr. Chana Tannenbaum 05-123-80, 05-023-80 2
Talmud: Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-372-81 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 2
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring 05-241-80, 05-242-80 2
Topics in Torah Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-935-02, 07-945-03 2

Women’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Business Law in Jewish Legal System Rabbi Dr. Baruch Finklestein fall 02-561-80, 02-035-80 2
Contemporary Halacha Issues Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-367-81, 02-368-81 2
Literary Approach to the Bible Dr. Zvi Shimon fall | spring 01-002-80 , 01-010-80 2
Survey of Biblical Literature Dr. Chana Tannenbaum fall | spring 05-165-80, 05-065-80 2
Survey of Biblical Women Dr. Chana Tannenbaum 05-305-8, 05-306-81 2
Talmud Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-371-81, 02-372-81 2
Talmud: Midrash, World of the Sages Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-499-80, 02-500-80 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 2
Transitional Figures in Jewish History Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-939-02, 07-949-03 2
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring 05-242-05, 05-241-05 2

Co-Ed General Studies

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Biology Dr. F. Shalit fall | spring 80-055-01, 80-056-01 3
Biology Lab Kayla Rapps fall | spring 80-057-01, 80-058-01 1
Calculus Prof. J. Shapiro fall | spring 88-731-01/02, 88-732-01/02 4
English Composition (fall semester) Mrs. Chani Hadad fall 37-098-02 3
English Literature Mrs. Chani Hadad 37-098-03, 37-098-04 3
English Literature & Writing (spring semester) Mrs. Chani Hadad spring 37-091-01 3
Finance Dr. K. Mishel fall | spring 66-251-80, 66-253-80 3
Jewish Identity and Leadership Prof. Adam Ferziger fall & spring 04-669-80, 04-670-80 3
Management (spring semester) Dr. S. Gottlieb spring 66-027-01 3
Marketing (fall semester) Dr. S. Gottlieb fall 66-024-01 3
Psychology Dr. Neil Bauer fall | spring 60-008-01, 60-009-01 2
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Aleph Tzili Alon fall | spring 06-025-01 | 06-035-01 2
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Bet Dr. Sigal Shlomo fall | spring 06-026-01, 06-036-01 2
Ulpan: Hebrew Language, Level Gimmel Dr. Ruth Bitan – Cohen fall | spring 06-023-01, 06-024-01 2
Strategy and Politics Dr. David Leitner


* Courses listed are for current academic year, 2020-21. Courses are subject to change each year, based on teacher availability, program size, and demand.
*There are additional courses given in English in the university, which may be available to students who have the proper prerequisites.

2020-21 Syllabi

2019-20 Syllabi

2018-19 Syllabi

2017-18 Syllabi

2016-17 Syllabi

2015-16 Syllabi

2014-15 Syllabi

2013-14 Syllabi