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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

The Early Ashkenazim: 10th and 11th Century (Jewish History 303)

Location: 
Jerusalem, Israel and other approved locations in the United States.
Length: 

Varies; self-study format.  

Dates: 
October 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficient knowledge about historical events and personalities involving or affecting the Jewish people in medieval Europe; express understanding of how historical figures (Kalonymus family, R'Gershom, Me' or HaGolah, the Chasidei Ashkanaz, and R Yaakov b. Yakar) made an impact on Jewish life through their major works and communal interactions; demonstrate an understanding of how the Jews living in medieval Europe interacted with their host countries and how major political and cultural events impacted the Jewish communities.

Instruction: 

The Jewish History 303 proficiency examination is designed to assess students' knowledge of Medieval Jewish history in Central Europe from the 10th through the 11th centuries.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in History, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/11) (3/16 revalidation).

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