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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshivas Toras Moshe | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fundamental Concepts (Jewish Thought 111)

26 hours (26 weeks); in addition 39 hours of supervised peer study.
Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel.
August 1995 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to prepare and review the relevant sources related to pertinent topics; develop an appreciation for areas of Jewish thought and, through written work, analyze its fundamentals.


Students prepare the sources and the instructor discusses the prepared material and directs students in the analysis of the sources toward reaching specific conclusions. Topics include: cycle of the Jewish year: Elul, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Channukah, Purim, and Pesach; the study of the Torah and the Torah personality; prayer and tefillin; honoring parents.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies or Religion (1/00) (1/07 revalidation) (3/12 revalidation) (3/17 revalidation) (6/22 revalidation). NOTE: Students have the option to focus on Ethics in Jewish Thought by studying required ethics materials and writing papers in this area. Transcript will state "ethics option" and credit recommendations can be applied in the ethics.