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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

Principles of Chassidic Philosophy on Methodology (EDU212/PHI250)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

May 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: describe the process of Mesorah and analyze its implications for today’s Jewish education systems and teaching practices; apply Torah and Chassidic philosophy to the broader aspects of methodology; explain the role of teaching Hebrew reading in instilling Torah values; compare and assess teaching Hebrew reading strategies;  create activities which apply these strategies and evaluate effectiveness;  examine the challenge of technology for Torah education and propose procedures for effective and responsible use of technology for educators; and discuss the role and obligations of parents and the public in education, and deduce guidelines for adoption.


Major topics include: development of Torah Study and its transmission from Mt. Sinai through current times; Torah based education – standards of Mesorah: how Mesora guides teaching Hebrew reading, Chabad traditions for teaching Torah and addressing the challenges of technology, without compromising Mesorah; role of the parent/ parenting- the obligations parents and children have to one another.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Philosophy, Jewish Studies, or Religion (5/23).