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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Advanced Talmud 404 (REL496)
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon succcessful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate self-sufficiency in handling Talmudic texts and a wide range of commentaries along with substantive knowledge of the selected passages; demonstrate an understanding of the subtleties of Talmudic argumentation including an ability to abstract concepts and principles at the core of the discussion and apply these principles to a variety of situations.
Major focus of this course is an in-depth analytical discussion of Talmudic texts and commentaries in the traditional Rabbinic methodology. Students prepare the texts along with Rishonim and Acharonim medieval and later under instructor's guidance. The lecture is devoted to study of the substance and essence of the text along with the variety of interpretive opinion represented in the commentaries, and to elucidation of major principles, their conceptual underpinnings and varied applications.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Talmud or Hebraic Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).