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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Chassidic Writings - Tanya I (REL275)

Formerly Chassidic Writings - Tanya I (REL498)

39 hours (13 weeks).

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and discuss the foundations of Chabad Chassidus philosophy and the terminology of Chabad philosophy and compare and contrast the Chabad Chassidus philosophy to other Jewish philosophical works.


Major topics are:the structure of Tanya, the basic terminology of Tanya, the Divine Soul, the self and the ways and means of achieving a closer understanding of G-d, self and fellow man. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation. Prerequisite: Background knowledge in Jewish Religion and Philosophy.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religious Studies, or Philosophy (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).