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

Talmud: Tractate Pesachim (Talmud 406)

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 organizational and familial behavior related to rituals of cleanliness and holidays and apply acquired skills with modern day customs and traditions, focusing on a systematic creation of tradition to preserve ancient culture in a contemporary form. 

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 Pesachim, 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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