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Mercaz HaTorah | Evaluated Learning Experience
Talmud 27 - Survey Yuma (T27)
25 hours (5 weeks); in addition, 50 hours of supervised peer study.
Mercaz HaTorah, Talpiot, Jerusalem, Israel.
August 1994 - December 1999.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the substance and essence of the Talmudic text; apply analytical skills in Talmudic explication; explicate the literary and linguistic elements of Talmudic Aramaic; follow the dynamics of Talmudic argumentation leading to Halachic conclusions and resolutions; and utilize Rashi's commentary to render the text intelligible.
Students read and study tractate Yuma employing the commentary of Rashi. Instruction and peer study involve aspects of the laws and commandments pertaining to holiday of Yom HaKippurim (the Day of Atonement). NOTE: This tractate is studied by all students in a given semester. While the scope of instruction is the same, the breadth of study depends upon what year of study the student is in.
First year students: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Jurisprudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion; or Second year students and beyond: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Jurisprudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (4/94) (5/99 revalidation) (7/01 revalidation). NOTE: Credit can be awarded for this course and the Intensive Study course of the same title.