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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 Numbers: Texts (REL359)

Formerly Analysis of Hebrew Scriptures: Numbers (REL359)

Varies-self study or 39 hours (13 weeks).

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: articulate an in-depth textual understanding and analysis of selected Biblical passages in the Book of Numbers according to a variety of classical exegetes and demonstrate broad knowledge of the Book of Numbers and the travels of Israel.


Major topics are: in-depth analysis of particular passages in the Book of Numbers and meticulous examination of a variety of exegetical approaches to the text, with an emphasis on Rashi, the supra-commentaries of Rashi and other classical commentaries.

Credit recommendation: 

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