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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Talmud 406 (HEB322)


39 hours (13 weeks). 

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - August 2021.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate self-sufficiency in handling Talmudic texts and a wide range of commentaries along with substantive knowledge of the selected passages; demonstrate an understanding of the subtleties of Talmudic argumentation, including an ability to abstract concepts and principles at the core of the discussion and apply these principles to a variety of situations.


Major focus of this course is an in-depth analytical discussion of Talmudic texts and commentaries in the traditional Rabbinic methodology.  Students prepare the texts along with Rishonim and Acharonim medieval and later under instructor's guidance.  The lecture is devoted to study of the substance and essence of the text along with the variety of interpretive opinion represented in the commentaries, and to elucidation of major principles, their conceptual underpinnings and varied applications.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Talmud or Hebraic Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).