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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

Science, Philosophy, and Judaism (PHI403)


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.

September 2009 - Present.

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

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze and evaluate major issues in contemporary scientific theory and methodology and address those issues from the perspective of traditional Jewish thought.


Major topics include how recent developments in science cohere with basic tenets of Judaism; presuppositions of scientific methodology; the limits of science; conflict resolution within science and between science and Judaism; scientific presuppositions of Judaism. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Religion, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or General Science (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).