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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Talmud: Tractate Hagiga (Talmud 405)

Location: 
Theological Research Institute Ltd., 50 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Length: 

120 hours (12 weeks); in addition, 270 hours of supervised study.

Dates: 

October 2011 - August 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze festival procedures including travel, laws of purity and charitable donations and apply skills acquired to connect sources of laws with modern day customs and traditions with focus on commentators ranging from the Geonic period to modern day scholars.

Instruction: 

This course is delivered in a mentored distance learning format that includes assignments, a learning log, extensive peer-to-peer study and a proctored proficiency exam. It includes an extensive study on Tractate Hagiga, with a focus on the Mishnah and Talmud, including a thorough study of the commentary on the Talmud by Rabbi Shlomo Yitzkhaki.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in in Judaic Studies, Juris Prudence, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (1/12).

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