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Jewish Thought - Yeshivas Toras Moshe

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.

Length:

26 hours (26 weeks); in addition 39 hours of supervised peer study.

Dates:

August 1995 - Present.

Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

Students prepare the source 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: Elul, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Channukah, Purim, and Pesach; emunah - faith; bitachon - trust; hishtadlus - confidence in human agency.

Credit recommendation:

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. 

Location:
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
13 hours (13 weeks); in addition 19 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates:
August 1995 - Present.
Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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: continued study of hishtadlus; Shavuos - sinaitic revelation and the giving of the Torah; the Sabbath.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour 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. 

Location:
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
26 hours (26 weeks); in addition 39 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates:
August 1995 - Present.
Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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: Elul, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Channukah, Purim, and Pesach; the study of the Torah and the Torah personality; prayer and tefillin; honoring parents.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate 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. 

Location:
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
13 hours (13 weeks); in addition 19 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates:
August 1995 - Present.
Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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: Independence Day, sefiras haomer, Shavuos, and three weeks of mourning; tzitzis; middos.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour 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. 

Location:
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
26 hours (26 weeks); in addition 39 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates:
August 1995 - Present.
Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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.

Credit recommendation:

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. 

Location:
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
13 hours (13 weeks); in addition 19 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates:
August 1995 - Present.
Objectives:

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.

Instruction:

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: Nature of the Torah; love of God; blessings; prayer; interpersonal relations.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour 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. 

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