Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience
ETH 302 Advanced Jewish Ethics II
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
April 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: interpret and analyze Mishnaic Hebrew; identify the primary character traits and ethical lessons being emphasized in each Mishna; Analyze the Mishna from the various viewpoints leading to a variety of different applications as taught by a diverse range of both early and contemporary commentaries; apply the axioms from Pirkei Avos to modern day issues; and derive an ethical decision based upon the wisdom of the Sages and identify the source.
Major topics include individual growth, choosing a path, taking a personal accounting, the balance between torah study and earning a living, becoming a servant of G-d, being part of a community, measure for measure – understanding punishment, physical pleasure and spiritual pleasure, humility, repentance, chasing desires, respect for other people’s property, proper motivation, prayer, how to answer questions about Judaism, value of time, and trust in G-d.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (1/23).