Professional Development Resources: Talmud

Flipping Jewish Studies

The Lookstein Center initated a professional development program to train Jewish studies teachers in the theory and practice of “flipped” learning. Starting in 2013,... Read more

Teaching Talmud Resources

Are we missing a Talmud teaching resource? To submit materials, please contact us. Talmud Teaching Tools Habits of Mind for Gemara by Tzvi Pittinsky... Read more

Chaver.com: A New Approach to Torah & Mishnah

This site offers a new new approach to the study of the Torah and of the Mishnah. It is based on an original discovery... Read more

A Mock Beit Din: An interactive Assessment for Sugyot in Nezikin

I. Introduction Every educator is confronted with the question of how to effectively test students’ comprehension of material taught. While finding a way for students to... Read more

Unit on shevuah she’einah birshuti

Unit on shevuah she’einah birshuti (Baba Metziah 34B) This unit is designed to demonstrate to students how the Talmud is relevant to the social... Read more

Peshat and Derash: A New Intuitive and Analyitc Approach

This article explores contradictions and tensions between Peshat and Derash. To read the article, click here. Read more

A Practical Guide to Torah Learning (Excerpt)

An article taken from A Practical Guide to Torah Learning by Dovid Landesman (Jason Aronson Inc., 1995). Reprinted with permission. To read the article, click... Read more

Hermeneutics and Values: Issues in Improving Contemporary Talmud Teaching

To read the article, click here.  Read more

Sefer Bikkurei Shabbos

This article is a collection of responses to student questions on Tractate Shabbat, in Hebrew. To read the article, click here. Read more

The Talmudic Meaning of Peshat

The Talmudic Meaning of Peshat By: Louis Rabinowitz This article originally appeared in Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Thought, 6:1, 1963. Reprinted here with... Read more
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