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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

The Jewish Calendar: Yearly Cycle I (JTH 200)

Location: 
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length: 

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates: 

January 2011- December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recall events, days, and customs from the Jewish Calendar; understand the significance of events, days, and customs in the Jewish Calendar; apply Jewish laws and customs to the observance of Jewish Holidays; draw parallels and differentiate between Jewish Holidays or events on the Jewish Calendar; and interpret the symbolism of significant days or events on the Jewish Calendar.

Instruction: 

This course examines days and events throughout the Jewish year; the essence behind the events; the correlation between holidays and their customs and rituals; and the history and source for the holidays.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Jewish Thought, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/11).

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