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Talmud 30 - Survey Kidushin III (T30)

Location: 
Mercaz Hatorah, Talpiot, Jerusalem, Israel.
Length: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: 25 hours (5 weeks); in addition, 50 hours of supervised peer study.

Dates: 

Version 1: August 2002 - April 2006. Version 2: May 2006 - December 2007. Version 3: August 2011- Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: 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.

Instruction: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: Students read and study tractate Kidushin employing the commentary of Rashi. Instruction and peer study involve a father's obligations to his son and, reciprocally, the son's filial responsibility; also, a mother's religious responsibilities generally. 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.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: First year students: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Jurisprudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion; Second year students and beyond: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Jurisprudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (6/03). NOTE: Transcripts for September 1996 - April 2006 will indicate whether students are first or second year. Version 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Judaic Studies, Jurisprudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06 reconsideration) (8/16 revalidation)  NOTE: Credit can be awarded for this course and the Intensive Study course of the same title.

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