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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Thought (211): Introduction to Judaism

Formerly Judaism (201)

130 hours (10 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

June 2011 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze and discuss the multiple facets of Judaism, Jewish philosophy and social justice; identify and; discuss different Jewish concepts acquired in this course and apply them to the development and design their own social entrepreneurship enterprise; and collaborate with peers and professionals developing an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to better the world.


This course takes place in a classroom setting in Israel. Studies focus on a hybrid of lecture series and experiential learning that include texts spanning previous generations of Jewish literature, video documentaries, and guest lectures. Trips create hands-on learning experiences to instill classroom lessons into lifetime memories.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate degree/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Religion, or Jewish Thought (6/15) (10/20 revalidation).