Bachelor of Arts

In the Department there are three types of focus:

1. Jewish Art

2. Department of Multidisciplinary Judaic Studies - Expanded 

3. The Multidisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies (two additional Departments) - Alternative Basic Jewish Studies.

 

Entry requirments:

1.High school diploma and psychometric entrance test.

2. Personal interview with the Head of the Department.

3. For students with previous degrees - an GPA of at least 2.7 from no less than four courses.

     Those with borderline grades - see section 2 above.

 

Tracks are as follows:

 

1. Jewish Art:

Jewish Art - Extended - Track 17102

46 credits according to the following details:

 

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years Prerequisites and Notes
Mandatory 11

Mandatory

(17102001)

1 - 2  
Optional

Minimun 17

Maximum 21

Optional courses

(17102010)

1 - 3

In total from optional courses:

17102010

17102011

17102013

29 credits as follows:

From optional courses 17102010 you must take a minimum of 17 credits and a maximum of 21 credits.

Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 4

Optional workshops

(17102013)

1 - 3 From optional workshops 17102013 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 4 credits. There is no obligation for credits from 17102013.
Optional 8

Optional courses from other departments

(17102011)

1 - 3 From optional courses from other departments 17102011 you must take 8 credits.
Seminar 6 (three seminars)

Seminar

(17102012)

2 - 3

Prerequisites - It is required to take the courses listed below before  the seminar (recommended) or at the latest, the year following the seminar:

17706 - Information sources and processing history of art

17707 - Introduction to art

Tour

4 tours with out credits

Optional tours

(17102015)

1 - 3

You must sign up each year to only the remaining required tours.

 

 

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Jewish Art - Major - Track 17202

 

30 credits according to the following details:

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years Prerequisites and notes
Mandatory 10

Mandatory

(17202001)

1 - 2  
Optional

Minimum 12

Maximum 16

Optional courses

(17202010)

1 - 3

In total from optional courses:

17202010

17202011

17202013

16 credits as follows:

From optional courses 17202010 you must take a minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 16 credits.

Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 3

Optional workshops

(17202013)

1 - 3 From optional workshops 17202013 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 3 credits. There is no obligation for credits from 17202013.
Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 1

Optional courses from other departments

(17202011)

1 - 3 From optional courses from other departments 17202011 you must a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 1 credit. There is no obligation for credits from 17202011.
Seminar 4 (two seminars)

Seminar

(17202012)

2 - 3

Prerequisites - It is required to take the courses listed below before  the seminar (recommended) or at the latest the year following the seminar:

17706 - Information sources and processing history of art

17707 - Introduction to art

Tours 3 tours with out credits

Optional tours

(17202015)

1 - 3

You must sign up each year to only the remaining required tours.

 

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Jewish Art - Dul major - Track 17252

With departments: BA Interdisciplinary, Humanities, Literature, Jewish Studies, Israel History, Land of Israel Studies and Archeology, General History, Middle Eastern Studies,  Comparative Literature and Education (except Special Education).

25 credits according to the following details:

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years Prerequisites and notes
Mandatory 10

Mandatory

(17252001)

1 - 2  
Optional

Minimum 7

Maximum 11

Optional courses

(17252010)

1 - 3

In total from optional courses:

17252010

17252011

17252013

11 credits as follows:

From optional courses 17252010 you must take a minimum of 7 credits and a maximum of 11 credits.

Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 3

Optional workshops

(17252013)

1 - 3 From optional workshops 17252013 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 3 credits. There is no obligation for credits from 17252013.
Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 1

Optional courses from other departments

(17252011)

1 - 3 From optional courses from other departments 17252011 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 1 credit. There is no obligation for credits from 17252011.
Seminar 4 (two seminars)

Seminar

(17252012)

2 - 3

Prerequisites - It is required to take the courses listed below before  the seminar (recommended) or at the latest the year following the seminar:

17706 - Information sources and processing history of art

17707 - Introduction to art

Tour 3 tours with out credits

Optional tours

(17252015)

1 - 3

You must sign up each year to only the remaining required tours.

 

 

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Jewish Art - Unstructured major - Track 17262

This track is with other departments

27 credits according to the following details:

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years Prerequisites and notes
Mandatory 10

Mandatory

(17262001)

1 - 2  
Optional

Minimum 9

Maximum 13

Optional courses

(17262010)

1 - 3

In total from optional courses:

17262010

17262011

17262013

13 credits as follows:

From optional courses 17262010 you must take a minimum of 9 credits and a maximum of 13 credits.

Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 3

Optional workshops

(17262013)

1 - 3 From optional workshops 17262013 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 3 credits. There is no obligation for credits from 17262013.
Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 1

Optional courses from other departments

(17262011)

1 - 3 From optional courses from other departments 17262011 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 1 credit. There is no obligation for credits from 17262011.
Seminar 4 (two seminars)

Seminar

(17262012)

2 - 3

Prerequisites - It is required to take the courses listed below before  the seminar (recommended) or at the latest the year following the seminar:

17706 - Information sources and processing history of art

17707 - Introduction to art

Tour 3 tours without credit

Optional tours

(17262015)

1 - 3

You must sign up each year to only the remaining required tours.

 

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Jewish Art - Minor - Track 17302

16 credits accoding to the following details:

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years Prerequisites and notes
Mandatory 9

Mandatory

(17302001)

   
Optional

Minimum 3

Maximum 5

Optional courses (17302010)  

Total from optional courses:

17302010

17302012

5 credits as follows:

From optional courses 17302010 you must take a minimum of 3 credits and a maximum of 5 credits.

Optional

Minimum 0

Maximum 2

Optional workshops

(17302012)

  From optional workshops 17302012 you must take a minimum of 0 credits and a maximum of 2 credits. There is no obligation to take optional courses 17302012.
Seminar 2 (one seminar)

Seminar

(17302011)

 

Prerequisites - It is required to take the courses listed below before  the seminar (recommended) or at the latest the year following the seminar:

17706 - Information sources and processing history of art

17707 - Introduction to art

Tour

2 tours for secondary students

3 tours for students studying for a teaching certificate

Optional tours

(17302015)

 

You must sign up each year to only the remaining required tours.

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2. Department of Multidisciplinary Judaic Studies - Expanded

The Multidisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies extended track is uniquely inter-departmental, providing multi-disciplinary experiences to undergraduate students. The program aims to offer students a wide range of options, emphasizing the student's preferences and qualifications. Students can specialize in various fields of courses from the Faculty of Jewish Studies and Humanities: such as Bible, Talmud or Mishna, the history of Israel, Israel Studies, Literature in Israel, Hebrew language, Jewish art, Jewish Philosophy.

 

64 credits according to the following details:

 

14 credits- in three of the departments and 16 credits in a fourth department (one of the above)

6 credits- three seminars in three of the four departments that the student may choose.

 

Students in this program are exempt from Basic Jewish Studies and the general courses.
The Basic Judaism exam is still mandatory.

 

3. Multidisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies- minor

Multidisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies - minor - Track 17301

Students of this program are exempt from basic Jewish studies and one general course.

The Basic Judaism exam is still mandatory.

 

This track offers students the ability to convert extra basic Jewish studies courses into a BA diploma. Students in this program can build  a personal schedule from the courses in the Multidisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies and other Jewish studies departments. There are three options as follows:

 

16 credits accoriding to the following details:

Options 1:

  • 12 credits from the Departments of Jewish Studies and the Humanities as follows: Bible, Talmud, Mishna, History of Israel, Literature with Israel, Israel Studies and Archaeology, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Music - tracks from 17301013 to 17301020. You may take courses from one track or multiple tracks.
  • 2 credits from courses in the Jewish Art Track- 17301010
  • 2 credits from a seminar- track 17301012

Option 2:

  • 10 credits from the Jewish Art Track- 17301010
  • 4 credits from the Departments of Jewish Studies and the Humanities as follows: Bible, Talmud, Mishna, History of Israel, Literature with Israel, Israel Studies and Archaeology, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Music - tracks from 17301013 to 17301020. You may take courses from one track or multiple tracks.
  • 2 credits from a seminar- track 17301012

The tracks are as follows:

Type of course Number of credits Name and number of course Years
Optional 14- all according to the students choice in coordination with the above options Second- Jewish Art (17301010) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Bible (17301013) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Talmud (17301014) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Mishna (17301015) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- History of Israel (17301016) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Literature (17301017) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Land of Israel studies (17301018) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Philosophy (17301019) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Music (17301020) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Arabic (17301021) 1 - 3
Optional   Second- Contemporary Jewry (17301022) 1 - 3
Seminar 2- one seminar Seminar (17301012) 2 - 3

 

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