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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Yeshivas Toras Moshe | Evaluated Learning Experience
Ideals of Jewish Life (Jewish Thought 311)
26 hours (26 weeks); in addition 39 hours of supervised peer study.
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to prepare and review the relevant sources related to pertinent topics; develop an appreciation for areas of Jewish thought; and, through written work, analyze its fundamentals.
Students prepare the sources and the instructor discusses the prepared material and directs students in the analysis of the sources toward reaching specific conclusions. Topics include: cycle of the Jewish year: Yom Kippur and repentance, Channukah; Tenth of Teves, Purim, and Pesach; what is a Jew; talmid chochom; Land of Israel; women; interpersonal relations.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies or Religion (1/00) (1/07 revalidation) (3/12 revalidation) (3/17 revalidation). NOTE: Students have the option to focus on Ethics in Jewish Thought by studying required ethics materials and writing papers in this area. Transcript will state "ethics option" and credit recommendations can be applied in the ethics.