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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

Studies in the Book of Jonah (REL376)

Formerly Jonah (REL376)

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: discuss the linguistic/literary elements in the Book of Jonah; outline the social, ethical and theological concepts of the Book of Jonah; identify and connect the various Talmudic, Midrashic, and exegetical interpretations with their linguistic sources and theological implications; develop and demonstrate skills and proficiency in textual analysis.


Major topics taught in this course include: the historical Jonah, literary structure, the prophet's mission, and universal message found in Jonah. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

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