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Course Offerings:

Grade 8—Jewish Identity and Community

Students will be engaged in building their Jewish Identity and connecting the community in engaging and experiential ways.

Thursdays @ 6:15-8:30pm

 

Grade 9—Jewish Belief and Ethics- Values and Ethics—HRE23

This course is designed to instill in the student a lifelong dedication to Judaism and Jewish studies. Students will learn the foundations of Jewish belief, and understand how to apply that knowledge to current ethical dilemmas that challenge mankind. Students will explore how Judaism relates to current medical, business and familial ethical problems. Through this framework of seeing how classical Rabbinical Judaism relates to current events, students will develop a positive view on the vast scope of Jewish studies and its relevance to current events.

Mondays @ 3:45-6pm or 6:15-8:30pm

 

Grade 10—Fundamentals of Judaism- Torah, Holidays and Prayers—HRE33
This course provides a deeper understanding of the Rabbinic Bible and its commentaries, and through it, an attachment of the student to their heritage. Students will study classical Jewish texts and learn how to apply their teachings to their daily lives. This course will teach students to appreciate and partake in the history, culture, and traditions of Jewish life.

Tuesdays @ 3:45-6pm or 6:15-8:30pm

 

Grade 11/12—Ethics and the Lifecycle- Lifecycle and Mitzvot—IDC4U
Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course

This course is designed to provide students with a better of understanding of Ethics and Family issues and their relevancy to a young adult’s day to day life. Students will study different types of ethical dilemmas and theories, and attempt to recognize the importance of a sophisticated and comprehensive ethical morality. In addition, students will learn about ethical issues as it relates to dating, love, marriage, life death and other life-cycle events. Students will examine the Life Cycle from a Jewish point of view, as well as Ethical Issues and Judaism responses. Students will analyze various techniques for resolving ethical dilemmas as they relate to family and social dynamics. Various issues such as ethics in business, social responsibility, and management of family roles, stress and conflict within relationships will all be addressed.

Wednesdays @ 3:45-6pm

 

Grade 11/12—World History Since the Fifteenth Century—CHY4U

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

This course traces major developments and events in world history since approximately 1450. Students will explore social, economic, and political changes, the historical roots of contemporary issues, and the role of conflict and cooperation in global interrelationships. They will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as they investigate key issues and ideas and assess societal progress or decline in world history.

Wednesdays @ 6:15-8:30pm

 

Grade 12—Philosophy—HZT4U

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

This course addresses three (or more) of the main areas of philosophy: metaphysics, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and aesthetics. Students will study secular and Jewish approaches to philosophy and have the opportunity to compare and contrast the various philosophical approaches to various aspects of life. Students will learn critical-thinking skills, the main ideas expressed by philosophers from a variety of the world’s traditions, how to develop and explain their own philosophical ideas, and how to apply those ideas to contemporary social issues and personal experiences. The course will also help students refine skills used in researching and investigating topics in philosophy.

Thursdays @ 3:45-6pm

 

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For more information please contact Rabbi Mark Rose at rabbimark@ncsy.ca or Ariella at 613-702-0782