Catalog of Courses

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Course: Academy of Shem
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Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 1:42 PM



Noahide Nations has an extraordinarily high level of confidence in the content of the Torah teachings provided by our Rabbis and Instructors.  However, any views and opinions expressed in these teachings do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Noahide Nations, the Academy of Shem or the International Torah Fellowship.

1. Noahide Laws & Life Cycle - Certification/Credentialing Course

You must be a registered student in order to attend this course. 

Noahide Laws & Life Cycle Classroom

Class time is 8:30 pm ET/7:30 pm CT every Sunday


Enrollment HERE

More Course Info HERE

2. Plug Into the Power of Prayer

Due to the personal nature of prayer and the preservation of this for you and all participants we ask that all attendees create a student account and log in to access the classroom.  You may create your free account HERE

This is a free course and is open to everyone.

3. Derech Hashem: Way of God Course

This is a tuition based certification course taught by Rav Chaim Coffman.  If you are a Noahide Nations Nagid this course will be counted towards your Nagid Continuing Education record.


Enter Derech Hashem Home Page & Classroom HERE

 I – FUNDAMENTALS – Session 1 - Nine (9) weeks long with two (2) classes each week.

 1)      The Creator          

 2)      The Purpose of Creation

 3)      Man

 4)      Human Responsibility                                                                                         

 5)      The Spiritual Realm

 II – PROVIDENCE – Session 2 - Nine (9) weeks long with two (2) classes each week   

 1)      Providence

 2)      Man in This World

 3)      Individual Providence

 4)      Israel and the Nations

 5)      How Providence Works

 6)      The System of Providence

 7)      The Influence of the Stars

 8)      Details of Providence

 III – THE SOUL, INSPIRATION & PROPHESY - Session 3 - Seven (7) weeks long with two (2) classes each week

 1)      The Soul & Its Influence

 2)      Theurgy – 14 pages

 3)      Inspiration & Prophesy

 4)      The Prophetic Experience

 5)      Moshe as a Prophet

  IV – SERVING GOD – Session 4 - Twelve (12) weeks with two (2) classes each week

 1)      General Areas of Divine Service

 2)      Study of Torah

 3)      Love and Fear of God

 4)      The Shema and Its Blessing

 5)      Prayer

 6)      The Order of the Day

 7)      Periodic Observances

 8)      Seasonal Commandments

 9)      Circumstantial Observances and Blessings

 V- AN ESSAY ON FUNDAMENTALS - ORAL LAW – Session 5 - by Moshe Chaim Luzzatto
  Seven (7) weeks long with two (2) classes each week

 1)      The Spiritual World

 2)      Torah and Commanments

 3)      Reward and Punishment

 4)      Paradise and Gehinnom

 5)      Providence

 6)     Moshe and Prophesy

 7)      The Redemption

 8)     Miracles

 9)     The Unwritten Torah




4. Noahide Laws & Life Cycle Course - Self-Study

When you donate $100.00 to help support Noahide Nations programs you will have access to this in-depth course of 80 hours on the Noahide Laws.  The course will be accessible in the Academy of Shem.   This includes the video/audio recordings of each class as well as the text.   You will also be able to read the supplemental reading material for the classes that they pertain to.  There are even be 5 "Test You Knowledge" quiz's.

After you have made your donation you will be sent a confirmation enrollment email.

Our 501(c)3 ID #20-3301464 - You will receive a Giving Statement at the end of the year for your kind support.

Enrolled students may access the course HERE

Make your donation HERE

Watch and listen to a class

Topics and number of classes for each topic.

Introduction to Noahide Laws – 1 class
Noahide History – 1 class
Gentile Identities in the Torah – 1 class
Interpreting the Torah – 1 class
Deriving the Laws – 4 classes
Noahide Identity  – 5 classes
Chiddushei Dat   – 2 classes
Noahide Prayer  – 2 classes
Blessings  – 2 classes
Torah Study  – 2 classes
Selecting a Rabbi – 1 class
Shabbat  – 3 classes
Festivals  – 9 classes
Noahide Kashrus  – 3 classes
Noahide Lifecycle Events  – 11 classes
Animal Issues  – 2 classes
Idolatry  – 4 classes
Monetary Laws  – 3 classes
Dinim  – 3 classes
Epilogue – 1 class

Additional 26 Class supplemental readings