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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Jewish Thought: Orchot Tzaddikim (JT331)

41.5 hours (19 weeks).
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
August 1999 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the principles and philosophy of character traits and analyze the positive and negative aspects of these traits; develop an appreciation for areas of Jewish thought; and assess the relevancy of moral and ethical principles delineated in the text to various contemporary social issues and personality development. 


This course is a study and analysis of personal development using the text of Orchot Tzaddikim. Topics include: introduction to the author and the book; pride; humility; shame; arrogance; love; hatred; mercy; cruelty; joy; worry; regret; anger; acquiescence.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (7/00) (5/06 revalidation) (1/17 revalidation) (1/22 revalidation).