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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

Topics in Haftarot (B241)

20 hours (18 weeks).
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.

September 2000 - July 2007.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: prepare a textual and linguistic analysis of the Haftarah portion of the Bible in its original Hebrew text, as well as a comparative analysis of the various commentaries studied; discuss and analyze literary aspects of the Haftarah's main narrative line; recognize the range of traditional Biblical exegesis and its components; explore conceptual, literary, and moralistic implications of the text and applied commentary.


A study and analysis of the Prophets and their significance to the related Biblical portion. Topics include: the great flood of Noach; the saving of the life of the King of Sodom; the dialogue between the wife of Ovadia and Elisha the Prophet; appreciation toward others; influence of our surroundings; the story of Solomon and the two mothers; the song of Deborah.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (8/01) (5/06 revalidation).