Course Schedule

Please visit the course catalog page to see descriptions for the courses listed below.

✔ = Required Courses

  Fall Courses C H R RP Spring Courses C H R RP
2016-2017
Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
Transformative Themes of Reb Zalman’s Writings     Issues in Hashpa'ah & Spiritual Direction*      
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Survey of Jewish History     Deep Ecumenism
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Shabbat       Liturgy of the Lifecycle  
Hassidic Texts and Spiritual Practices (postponed until Sp17)       Liturgy: Yamim Noraim      
Second Temple Rabbinic Judaism         Zohar      
Liturgy: Shabbat v’Chol       Classical Ashkenazi Nusach:  Rosh HaShannah      
Biblical Hebrew 101         Foundations of Jewish Philosophy & Theology    
Introduction to Jewish Thought         Senior Teshuva (only for Senior Status)      
Issues of Sage-ing & Hashpa'ah*       Issues of Sageing for Clergy      
Hasidism as Mysticism: The Radical Teachings of Hassidic Rebbes (Nachman)         Biblical Hebrew 102        
History of Anti-Semitism         Intro to Jewish Renewal & Reb Zalman’s Thought  
Maqam       Non-Ashkenazi Music      
A Walk Through the Siddur              
2017-2018
Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
First Encounter with Talmud and Midrash         History of Hassidism      
Biblical History & Civilization 1   Biblical History & Civilization 2  
Moadim L’simcha 1       Moadim L’Simcha 2      
Modern Jewish Thought     Applied Global Music History      
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Yom Kippur       Classical Ashkenazi Nusach:  Shelosh Regalim      
Introduction to Codes         Learning to Love Leviticus        
Jewish Feminist Thought       Jewish Life in the Middle Ages: In the Worlds of the Cross and the Crescent        
Music for the Jewish Liturgical Year       Biblical Hebrew 102        
Yesh Sod L’dvar: Themes of Jewish Mystical Tradition     Jewish Traditions of Sacred Time    
Biblical Hebrew 101         Introduction to Hassidut    
History of Jewish Music       Tehilim      
Foundations of Jewish Practice   Senior Teshuva (only for Senior Status)      
2018-2019
Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Survey of Jewish History     Omnibus Music (various genres)      
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Shabbat       Deep Ecumenism
Tanya         Liturgy of the Lifecycle  
Second Encounter with Talmud and Midrash         Zohar      
Jewish Emancipation Period         Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Rosh HaShannah      
Liturgy: Festivals       Third Encounter with Talmud and Midrash        
Jewish Bioethics and the Role of Jewish Clergy       Emergence of Jewish Historical Consciousness        
Biblical Hebrew 101         Mikraot G’dolot        
Introduction to Jewish Thought         Midrash from a Renewal Perspective    
Sacred Text & Hashpa'ah (cohort 5)*       Biblical Hebrew 102        
Transformative Themes of Reb Zalman’s Writings     Intro to Jewish Renewal & Reb Zalman’s Thought  
Maqam       Senior Teshuva (only for Senior Status)      
A Walk Through the Siddur              
2019-2020
Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
Biblical History & Civilization 1   Biblical History & Civilization 2  
Moadim L’simcha 1       Moadim L’Simcha 2      
Modern Jewish Thought     Jewish Traditions of Sacred Time    
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Yom Kippur       Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Shelosh Regalim      
Hassidic Texts and Spiritual Practices       Foundations of Jewish Philosophy & Theology    
Second Temple Rabbinic Judaism         Issues of Sageing for Clergy      
Liturgy: Shabbat v’Chol       Introduction to Hassidut    
Yesh Sod L’dvar: Themes of Jewish Mystical Tradition     Non-Ashkenazi Music      
Biblical Hebrew 101         Biblical Hebrew 102        
First Encounter with Talmud and Midrash         Senior Teshuva (only for Senior Status)      
Jewish Music History       Applied Global Jewish Music      
Tehilim                
Issues of Sage-ing & Hashpa'ah (cohort 5)*                
Foundations of Jewish Practice            
2020-2021 Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Survey of Jewish History     Deep Ecumenism
Transormative Themes of Reb Zalman's Writings     Liturgy of the Lifecycle  
Introduction to Codes         Zohar      
Jewish Feminist Thought       Third Encounter with Talmud and Midrash        
Second Encounter w/Talmud & Midrash         Senior Teshuva      
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Shabbat       History of Hasidism        
Music for the Jewish Liturgical Year       Learning to Love Leviticus        
Maqam       Jewish Life in the Middle Ages: : In the Worlds of the Cross and the Crescent        
Hasidism as Mysticism: The Radical Teachings of Hassidic Rebbes (Nachman)         Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Rosh HaShannah      
Biblical Hebrew 101         Liturgy: Yamim Noraim        
A Walk Through the Siddur      Intro to Jewish Renewal & Reb Zalman's Thought  
          Biblical Hebrew 102        
2021-2022 Reading Post Rabbinic Texts         Halachic Process      
Pastoral Counseling 1 Pastoral Counseling 2
Biblical History & Civilization 1   Biblical History & Civilization 2  
Moadim L'Simcha 1       Moadim L'Simcha 2      
Modern Jewish Thought     Emergence of Jewish Historical Consciousness        
Yesh Sod L'Dvar: Themes of Jewish Mystical Tradition     Mikraot G'dolot        
Liturgy: Festvals       Midrash from a Renewal Perspective    
First Encounter w/Talmud & Midrash         Omnibus Music Class      
Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Yom Kippur       Classical Ashkenazi Nusach: Shelosh Regalim      
Tanya         Jewish Traditions of Sacred Time    
Jewish Emancipation Period         Biblical Hebrew 102        
Jewish Bioethics and the Role of Jewish Clergy       Senior Teshuva      
Jewish Music History       Applied Global Jewish Music      
Foundations of Jewish Practice            
Biblical Hebrew 101