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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

Talmud Survey I (HEB212)

Formerly Talmud with Medieval Commentary I (HEB212)

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: discuss substantial portions of Babylonian Talmud with the Rashi commentary; enrich their Talmudic vocabulary and knowledge of its logical give-and-take; and begin to independently study Talmudic texts.


The course focuses on: developing language skills and the ability to decipher the cryptic Talmudic text and reconstruct the dialogue. While increasing students' knowledge it grants them the tools for further study Learning in breadth rather than in depth makes students conversant in a variety of areas in Talmudic thought.  Text selection may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and textual preparation. Prerequisite: Introduction to Talmud and its terminology. 

Credit recommendation: 

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