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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

Science, Philosophy, and Judaism (PHI403)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

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

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze and evaluate major issues in contemporary scientific theory and methodology and address those issues from the perspective of traditional Jewish thought.


Major topics taught in this course include: how recent developments in science cohere with basic tenets of Judaism; presuppositions of scientific methodology; the limits of science; conflict resolution within science and between science and Judaism; scientific presuppositions of Judaism. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Religion, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or General Science (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).