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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience

JBS 202 Exodus

Location: 

Proficiency examination administered at the Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) testing center or authorized proctor sites.

Length: 

Varies.

Dates: 

June 2015 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the examination, students will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: describe in detail the enslavement of the Jewish People in Egypt; track the life of Moses from its beginning in Egypt, to his escape from Egypt, to his return to Egypt, and finally leading the Jewish people out of Egypt; discuss and analyze the leadership of Moses in Egypt, at Sinai, and during the construction of the Tabernacle (Mishkan); and explore the transformation of the Jewish People from an enslaved nation to G-d’s Chosen People at Sinai.

Instruction: 

Guided by the classic Rashi Commentary, students study the following topics: the suffering of the Jewish People in Egypt; the early life of Moses in Egypt and his escape to Midyan; the initial divine revelation to Moses at Sinai; the ten plagues and the exodus from Egypt; the revelation at Mount Sinai; the golden calf; the second set of Ten Commandments; and the erection of the Tabernacle (Mishkan).

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Comparative Literature, Biblical Studies, or Religious Studies (6/15).

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