The Rhea Hirsch School of Education Master of Arts in Jewish Education is a three year full-time program, beginning with a year spent at the Jerusalem campus and followed by two years of study divided between core and elective courses.
First Year: The Year-In-Israel Program
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Second Year: Intensive
Second Year: Fall
Second Year: Spring
Third Year: Intensive
Third Year: Fall
Third Year: Spring
Faculty and Administration
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Clinical Education is an integral part of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education, and the internship is its focus. Each student is assigned to a responsible position at a clinical education site, either in a congregational setting or at an educational agency. Clinical learning emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge and skills though practice, direct observation and analysis of professional activity. It works in tandem with the student’s academic coursework to strengthen the potential for professional growth and development. As such, it is a vital part of the academic, professional and religious education that the RHSOE offers.
Each of our students in the Rhea Hirsch School of Education is assigned an Academic Advisor each year. Your Academic Advisor, a member of the RHSOE teaching faculty, will support and challenge you in all areas related to your academic and professional development. In order to do this, your Academic Advisor will meet with you on a biweekly basis throughout the school year.
Capstone: The Curriculum Guide
The Curriculum Guide serves as the capstone project for the Rhea Hirsch School of Education. As a MAJE student, you will begin working on the Curriculum Guide as part of EDU630A (Curriculum 1) and continue working independently in the spring as part of EDU699 (Guided Research on Curriculum). You will present your Curriculum Guide to the Rhea Hirsch School of Education community and the Jack H. Skirball Campus community at the Rhea Hirsch Showcase held each spring.