Jewish Thought

Jewish Thought 205- 6 Credits

This exam requires knowledge of the central berachos and prayers of the
Shacharis service. Students are also expected to know mitzvos, halachos and
minhagim related to tefillah and the various prayers, the reasons for these
prayers, and concepts related to tefillah.

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Jewish Thought 203- 6 Credits

This exam focuses on practical knowledge of hilchos Shabbos in a number
of specific areas, as well as the various reasons for those halachos. Topics
include: working on erev Shabbos, washing on erev Shabbos, kindling
Shabbos candles, learning the weekly parshah, Kabbalas Shabbos, oneg and
kavod Shabbos, resting on Shabbos, and learning Torah on Shabbos. Students
are expected to explore complex ideas relating to Shabbos and erev Shabbos
in the essay sections, by combining independent thought and analysis with
textual and halachic sources.

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Jewish Thought 202- 6 Credits

This exam demands a comprehensive knowledge of the Moadim. Students
should be prepared to discuss the historical events that are connected
to the Moadim, as well as the various mitzvos and minhagim that are
associated with the Moadim and the reasons for performing them. Students
are expected to explore in-depth themes relating to Moadim in the essay
sections, by combining independent thought and analysis with textual and
halachic sources.

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Jewish Thought 105- 6 Credits

This exam requires knowledge of the central berachos and prayers of the
Shacharis service. Students are also expected to know mitzvos, halachos and
minhagim related to tefillah and the various prayers, the reasons for these
prayers, and concepts related to tefillah.

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Jewish Thought 104- 3 Credits

The Hashkafah exam focuses on the fundamentals of Jewish belief and faith,
including the topics of Divine providence, reward and punishment, the Next
World, soul vs. body, and understanding the purpose of mitzvos. It also
covers concepts related to the Shabbos and festivals, and ethical issues such
as honesty, behavior toward others, proper character traits, and charity.

$150.00
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Jewish Thought 102- 6 Credits

This exam focuses on the key themes of the Moadim, with an emphasis on
the related mitzvos, practical halachos, minhagim, and tefillos. Additionally,
students should be prepared to discuss the historical events that are
connected to the Moadim, as well as the basic reasons for the mitzvos and
minhagim that are associated with the Moadim.

$270.00
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Jewish Thought 103- 6 Credits

This exam requires knowledge of general themes associated with Shabbos,
reasons for specific Shabbos minhagim and halachos, and definitions of
Shabbos-related terms. Students will also be tested on knowledge of the
thirty-nine melachos, as well as practical knowledge of basic hilchos Shabbos.

$300.00
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