Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of software do I need to take this course?

To view the videos, you need the recent version of Flash player. To get the Flash plugin, go to In general, you need the recent version of your favorite browser (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox).

How do I sign up?

Go to the Jewish Studies Online Registration page and follow the directions.

What if I forget my password?

Go to the Sakai page and click on the Login Help box in the left column.  On the Login Help page, there is a link in the box for Forgot your password.

I registered already. I want to log into Sakai. What is my user id?

Rutgers faculty, staff and students, login at Sakai page with your NetID. For others, your user id is your email address.

I have a dialup connection. Will I be able to take the course?

We highly recommend a high speed connection, such as DSL or cable, especially for viewing the videos. You may find you will be able to view the non-video sections of the course.