EElementary

IIntermediate

AAdvanced

Jewish Subject Examinations
Exam Level Credits

CHUMASH – BEREISHIS

This exam focuses on the peshat of an entire Sefer and 150 commonly learned Rashis for Sefer Bereishis.

E
5

CHUMASH – BEREISHIS

This exam tests students on a list of selected meforshim from Sefer Bereishis.

A
5

CHUMASH – SHEMOS

This exam focuses on the peshat of an entire Sefer and 150 commonly learned Rashis for Sefer Shemos.

E
5

CHUMASH – SHEMOS

This exam focuses on a list of selected meforshim from Sefer Shemos.

A
5

CHUMASH – VAYIKRA

This exam focuses on the peshat of an entire Sefer and 150 commonly learned Rashis for Sefer Vayikra.

E
5

CHUMASH – VAYIKRA

This exam focuses on a list of selected meforshim from Sefer Vayikra.

A
5

CHUMASH – BAMIDBAR

This exam focuses on the peshat of an entire Sefer and 150 commonly learned Rashis for Sefer Bamidbar.

E
5

CHUMASH – BAMIDBAR

This exam tests students on a list of selected meforshim from Sefer Bamidbar.

A
5

CHUMASH – DEVARIM

This exam focuses on the peshat of an entire Sefer and 150 commonly learned Rashis for Sefer Devarim.

E
5

CHUMASH – DEVARIM

This exam tests students on a list of selected meforshim from Sefer Devarim.

A
5

GEMARA I

Tests student’s ability to identify elements on a daf Gemara knowledge of Gemara vocabulary, expressions, rules, acronyms, and Rashi script. The exam covers approximately four blatt.

E
6

GEMARA II

Tests student’s comprehension of Talmudic text with intermediate level Rashis and knowledge of background information, vocabulary, expressions, rules, acronyms, and Gemara methodology. The exam covers approximately four blatt.

E
6

GEMARA III

Tests student’s ability to read and comprehend Talmudic text with all Rashis and basic Tosafos; assesses knowledge of background information, vocabulary, expressions, and rules. The exam covers approximately five blatt.

I
8

GEMARA IV

Tests student’s ability to read and comprehend Talmudic text with all Rashis and Tosafos; assesses knowledge of background information, vocabulary, expressions, and rules. The exam covers approximately five blatt.

I
8

GEMARA V

Define specific machlokos, explain svaras, and identify strengths and weaknesses of different approaches in Rishonim while challenging, comparing, and contrasting their shitos (positions). Covers one of three sugyos outlined in the preparation material.

A
8