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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

HIS 302 Modern Jewish History


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel

April 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: examine and discuss Jewish History within World History, utilizing primary and secondary texts and documents and identify the impact of major world events on the Jews including rise of other religions, renaissance, emancipation, revolutions, persecutions, and changes arising from political, social, and economic developments and mass movements.


Major topics include Jews in Western Europe, Tzefat,  Jews in Eastern Europe, The Catastrophe of Tach v’tat,  Shabsai Tzvi, The Baal Shem Tov, Disciples of the Baal Shem Tov, The Vilna Gaon, Moses Mendelssohn, Napoleon and the Jews, Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch, and Czarist Russia. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Jewish History, History, or Religion (1/23).