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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

Studies in the Book of Jonah (REL376)

Formerly Jonah (REL376)

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: discuss the linguistic/literary elements in the Book of Jonah; outline the social, ethical and theological concepts of the Book of Jonah; identify and connect the various Talmudic, Midrashic, and exegetical interpretations with their linguistic sources and theological implications; develop and demonstrate skills and proficiency in textual analysis.


Major topics include the historical Jonah, literary structure, the prophet's mission, and universal message found in Jonah. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Hebrew Bible, Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).