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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies - Language

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

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

Varies; self-study format. 

Dates:
October 2010 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew; conjugate common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, present, and future tenses; correctly add direct-object suffixes to verbs; identify common nouns and correctly add suffixes indicating possession to nouns; identify many prepositions; pronouns; interrogatives; adjectives; adverbs; and explain how the Hebrew language handles numbers; translate simple Hebrew Biblical texts; and have limited proficiency in translating simple English sentences to Biblical Hebrew.

Instruction:

The Bible 202 proficiency examination assesses students' ability in Intermediate Biblical Hebrew. Topics include: irregular nouns and verbs; present tense; verb forms; completed present tense; and numbers.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation).

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

Varies; self-study format.

Dates:
October 2010 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate a basic understanding of Biblical Hebrew; correctly conjugate some common verbs (regular and irregular) in the past, future, and imperative tenses; correctly add direct-object suffixes to verbs; identify common nouns and correctly add suffixes indicating possession to those nouns; master a vocabulary of approximately 125 Hebrew words; and correctly translate simple Hebrew sentences into English and simple English sentences into Hebrew.

Instruction:

The Bible 201 proficiency examination assesses students' ability to understand Introductory Biblical Hebrew. Topics include: common nouns and verbs; past, future, and imperative tenses; noun-verb agreement; adjectives; adjective-noun agreement; prepositions; and direct-object endings to prepositions.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation).

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

Varies; self-study format. 

Dates:
October 2010 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate understanding of Modern Hebrew; know the Hebrew alphabet; read simple texts; conjugate common verbs in the present tense; know and apply basic rules as to how person and gender impact nouns, verbs, and adjectives; master a basic vocabulary of approximately 300 words; demonstrate familiarity with direct objects; interrogatives; prepositions; adverbs; pronouns; and stative verbs.

Instruction:

The Hebrew 203 proficiency examination assesses students' ability in Introductory Modern Hebrew. Topics include: the Hebrew alphabet; common nouns and verbs; noun-verb agreement; adjectives; adjective-noun agreement; adverbs; pronouns; prepositions; definite article; direct objects; stative verbs; and other topics.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Modern Hebrew (2/11) (3/16 revalidation).

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