Courses

Students take 8 Judaic studies class per semester, and each is worth 1 or 2 university credits. Additionally, students must take a minimum of 10 general studies credits per semester, but may take more if schedule permits.*

Tentative Course Listings for the 2022-23 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 1
Topics in Torah Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-935-02, 07-945-03 1
Talmud: Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-371-81, 02-372-81 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-955-02, 07-956-03 1
Topics in Rambam Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 07-937-02, 07-947-03 1
Transitional Figures in Jewish History Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-939-02, 07-949-03 1
Topics in Talmud Rabbi Akiva Weiss fall | spring 1
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 1

Men’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
Contemporary Halacha Issues: Law & Ethics 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
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 1
Topics in Rambam Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 07-936-02, 07-946-03 1
Topics in Talmud Rabbi Akiva Weiss fall | spring 1
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 1

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 1
Introduction to Jewish Experience Meir Balofsky fall | spring 07-940-02, 07-950-03 1
Pirkei Avot Rabbi Yitzie Klapper fall | spring 05-241-81, 05-242-81 1
Survey of Biblical Literature Dr. Chana Tannenbaum fall | spring 05-123-80, 05-023-80 1
Talmud: Aggada Rabbi Ari Kahn fall & spring 02-371-80, 02-372-81 2
Topics in Halacha Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 05-287-80, 05-288-80 1
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring 05-241-80, 05-242-80 1
Topics in Torah Rabbi Eli Menaged fall | spring 07-935-02, 07-945-03 1

Women’s Judaic Advanced Track

Course Teacher Syllabus Course number Credits
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 1
Survey of Biblical Women Dr. Chana Tannenbaum fall | spring 05-305-8, 05-306-81 1
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 05-287-80, 05-288-80 1
Women in Jewish Law Mrs. Miriam Schwartz fall | spring 05-242-05, 05-241-05 1

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 Gabe Faber fall | spring 80-057-01, 80-058-01 1
Calculus Dr. Daniella Shnaps fall 88-731-01/02 3
English Composition Dr. Chani Hadad fall 37-098-02 3
English Literature/Critical Writing Dr. Chani Hadad spring 37-091-01 3
Finance Dr. K. Mishel fall | spring 66-251-80, 66-253-80 3
Ideas in Mathematics Dr. Emanuel Lazar spring 01-887-33 4
Introduction to Jewish Mysticism Dr. Rafi Shuchat fall 2
Jewish Identity and Leadership Prof. Adam Ferziger fall & spring 04-669-80, 04-670-80 3
Management Dr. S. Gottlieb spring 66-027-01 3
Marketing Yitzchak Tannenbaum fall 66-024-01 3
Psychology Dr. Neil Bauer fall | spring 60-008-01, 60-009-01 2
Rebbe Nahman of Breslov Dr. Rafi Shuchat spring 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

* Courses listed are for current academic year. 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 with proper prerequisites.

2021-22 Syllabi

2020-21 Syllabi

2019-20 Syllabi

2018-19 Syllabi

2017-18 Syllabi