Heschel Course With Dr. Michael Marmur - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Course Calendar

Jan. 6-31 Registration
Jan. 27-30
Optional Orientation
Feb. 2 Course begins
Feb. 4, 11 Live Sessions (Tuesdays)
Mar. 5, 26 Live Sessions (Wednesdays)
Our 8 week course will explore the following 8 topics:
  • Heschel: Life and Works
  • Heschel as Hasid
  • Pathos and Prophecy
  • Heschel on Prayer
  • Sabbath and Holy Deed
  • Heavenly Torah
  • No Religion is an Island
  • Heschel and Social Activism

Rabbi Michael Marmur, PhD

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost, HUC-JIR
January 27-30, 2014 - optional orientation
Course continues for 8 weeks until March 28th
From the comfort of your home or office, in the HUC-JIR
Collaborative Learning Environment and Virtual Classroom.
Open to all HUC-JIR Alumni at no charge.
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement
For more information, please contact Joy Wasserman,
National Director of Alumni Engagement


Course Essentials:

Study at your own pace and schedule
Access video segments, readings, bibliographies and online discussions at any hour of the day and from any computer with an Internet connection. Readings will be drawn from your own libraries, from books you may want to purchase, and excerpts/articles posted online.
90 minute “Live Sessions” in our Adobe Connect Virtual Classroom
Tues., Feb. 4 & 11, Wed., Mar. 5 & 26, 2014, 1-2:30 pm EASTERN
Participate via computer and/or phone. These "real time" sessions will be recorded for later viewing.
A bi-weekly “Discussion Forum”
The class will be divided into two discussion groups. Each group will alternate posting their responses to the weekly question on Sakai. This course Forum is where you will engage with other Alumni and with Dr. Marmur.
*Sakai – Our Online Collaborative Learning Environment
Access the course and all of our online material in the HUC-JIR Course Management System called Sakai. Your username and a password will be sent to you once we process your registration.
Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an email from the HUC-JIR Department of eLearning with complete instructions on how to take advantage of all of the resources and technology available. The talented team at desupport@huc.edu will guide you and answer your questions throughout the course.
Looking forward to learning with you!