Courses and Curriculum

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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While the program may be completed within one year, students may choose a lighter study load in each distance learning semester and extend studies over a year.

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