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Talmud - Yeshiva Learning Experience

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills developed in Intermediate Talmud, students will be able to: analyze an unseen folio from the Talmud with a selection of the major early and later commentaries; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between several explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law; apply the axioms from the Talmud to other modern day situations; and discover corollaries between the principle and the situation.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Moed. Students must answer questions based upon an unseen folio from the Talmud with additional commentaries.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills developed in Intermediate Talmud level, students will be able to: analyze an unseen folio from the Talmud with a selection of the major early and later commentaries; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between several explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law; apply the axioms from the Talmud to other modern day situations; and discover corollaries between the principle and the situation.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nashim. Students must answer questions based upon an unseen folio from the Talmud with additional commentaries.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills involved in the Intermediate Talmud level, students will be able to: analyze an unseen folio from the Talmud with a selection of the major early and later commentaries; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between several explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law, apply the axioms from the Talmud to other modern day situations; and discover corollaries between the principle and the situation.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nezikin. Students must answer questions based upon an unseen folio from the Talmud with additional commentaries.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, students will be able to interpret the precise, simple meaning of the original Aramaic text; analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentary of Rashi drawn from a specifically defined range of Talmudic sources; demonstrate comprehension skills and command of a basic vocabulary of Talmudic Aramaic; identify general terminologies used throughout the Talmud; display familiarity with the basic concepts that appear throughout the tractates of Moed; evaluate the various types of Sabbath and Holiday traditions and laws; extrapolate a viable conclusion to moral or legal issues that relate to the Sabbath and Holidays; and pursue concepts out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Moed. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).
Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, students will be able to: interpret the precise, simple meaning of the original Aramaic text; analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentary of Rashi drawn from a specifically defined range of Talmudic sources; demonstrate comprehension skills and command of a basic vocabulary of Talmudic Aramaic; identify general terminologies used throughout the Talmud; display familiarity with the basic concepts that appear throughout the tractates of Nashim; evaluate the various types of marriage contracts, divorce laws, and vows; extrapolate a viable conclusion to moral or legal issues that relate to marital or family law; and pursue concepts out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nashim. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).
Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, students will be able to: interpret the precise, simple meaning of the original Aramaic text; analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentary of Rashi drawn from a specifically defined range of Talmudic sources; demonstrate comprehension skills and command of a basic vocabulary of Talmudic Aramaic; identify and distinguish between the scholars recorded in the Mishna, known as Tannaim, and those in the Gemara, known as Amoraim; display familiarity with the basic concepts that appear throughout the tractates of Nezikin; evaluate the various types of monetary compensations for damages to persons or property; extrapolate a viable conclusion to moral or legal issues that relate to civil or criminal law; and pursue concepts out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nezikin. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).
Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills involved in the Elementary Talmud level, students will be able to: analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentaries of Rashi, Tosfos, and selected Rishonim; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between two explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law; and pursue the ramifications of Rabbinic debate out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Moed. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination, in addition to the skills involved in the Elementary Talmud level, students will be able to: analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentaries of Rashi, Tosfos, and selected Rishonim; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between two explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law; and pursue the ramifications of Rabbinic debate out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nashim. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

Location:
Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc., Jerusalem, Israel.
Length:
Proficiency examination program administered at the testing center of Yeshiva Learning Experience, Inc.
Dates:
November 2009 - Present.
Objectives:

After completing the proficiency examination,in addition to the skills involved in the Elementary Talmud level,  students will be able to: analyze a folio from the Talmud with the commentaries of Rashi, Tosfos, and selected Rishonim; utilize analytical abilities and creativity to understand the deeper point of contention between two explanations of a piece of Talmud; extrapolate the legal verdict directly from the sources in Jewish Law; and pursue the ramifications of Rabbinic debate out to their practical application in Jewish law today.

Instruction:

The proficiency examination process is intended to measure a body of knowledge that students have acquired through other learning experiences. Each examination is administered under secure and proctored conditions. The exam covers topics in the section of Talmud in Nezikin. Students are given specifically defined Talmudic pages to prepare and must answer questions based on a selection from those pages.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (12/09).

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