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 four 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
Curriculum and the Teaching of Jewish Texts Dr. Howard Deitcher 4
Visions in Jewish Education Dr. Ari Ackerman 4
Israel Education and the Challenge of Zionism in the 21st Century Dr. Alick Isaacs 4
Issues in Philosophy and Jewish Education Prof. Michael Gillis 2
4-Week Summer Semester in Jerusalem  
The Revival of Spoken Hebrew – Historical, cultural and linguistic aspects Dr. Miri Bar-Ziv Levy  
Informal and Experiential Education Dr. Jonathan Ariel 2
Midrash and Talmud: Texts on Education Dr. Richie Lewis – Dr. Shana Schick 2
The Teaching of Thinking in Jewish Education Prof. Anat Zohar & Udi Tsemach 2
Reading Jerusalem: Visions of Jerusalem in Israeli Literature  Dr. Rachel Korazin / Haim Aronovich 4
Fall Semester – Online  
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Jewish Education Dr. Jonathan Mirvis 4
Contemporary Jewry and Jewish Education Dr. David Mendelson / Dr. Yossi Goldstein 4
Renewing the Practice of Israel Education  Dr. Alex Pomson 4
Ethics and Jewish Education in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas Dr. Michael Gillis 4
  Total Credits 36

*subject to change

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