The Program

Blended MA Education specializing in Jewish Education

The MA Education degree program is a unique blended course: 2-4 semesters of online learning, with two weeks on-campus in Israel. The Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University’s degree program inspires and motivates students to become better educators and community leaders, while the accredited Master’s Degree helps further their careers.

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MA in Education specializing in Jewish Education Courses*

Spring Semester – Online Credits
Visions in Jewish Education Dr. Ari Ackerman 4
Ethics and Jewish Education in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas Dr. Michael Gillis 4
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Jewish Education Dr. Jonathan Mirvis 4
Israel Education and the Challenge of Zionism in the 21st Century Dr. Alick Isaacs 4
Curriculum and the Teaching of Jewish Texts Dr. Howard Deitcher 4
2-Week Summer Semester in Jerusalem  
Culture & Identity Track  
Learning in places Ms. Hava Schwartz 2
Midrash and Talmud: Texts on Education Dr. Richie Lewis – Dr. Shana Schick 2
Informal and Experiential Education Jonathan Ariel – Dr. Marcelo I. Dorfsman 2
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Track  
Innovation in Jewish Education: From Theory to Practice Dr. Jonathan Mirvis 2
Learning in places Ms. Hava Schwartz 2
Venture Accelerator for Jewish Education Dr. Amnon Dekel 2
Fall Semester – Online  
Renewing the Practice of Israel Education  Dr. Alex Pomson 4
Contemporary Jewry and Jewish Education Dr. David Mendelson / Dr. Yossi Goldstein 2
Issues in Philosophy and Jewish Education Dr. Michael Gillis 4
Jewish education and art: Visual Culture as text Hava Schwartz 4
Intensive Winter Sessions (in-class by Zoom)  
Culture & Identity Track  
Social Sciences and Jewish Education Dr. Yehuda Bar Shalom 2
Windows to Israeli society through Literature Dr. Rachel Korazin 2
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Track  
Social Sciences and Jewish Education Dr. Yehuda Bar Shalom 2
Practical Fundraising: Case Studies Dr. Sidney Engelberg 1
School in the Age of Knowledge – New Pedagogies Vered Resnick 1
Evaluating social and educational programs Dr. Yuval Ofec 1
Creativity and Innovation in Educational Organizations Dr. Sharon Arieli 1
  Total Credits 36

*subject to change

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