Professional Development Resources: Talmud

Hermeneutics and Values: Issues in Improving Contemporary Talmud Teaching

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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

Methodology and Method in the Teaching of Tannaitic Literature

This article originally appeared in Studies in Jewish Education 8 (2002), pp. 53-71. Appears here with permission. In an earlier study,1 I presented an... Read more

Teaching from Within, Teaching from Without: The Problem of Unshared Assumptions in the High School Gemara Class

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 19 #4, 1981. Reprinted here with permission. If being Mayor of New York is the second toughest... Read more

What is the "Revadim" Method?

Reprinted here with permission. Jewish schools in Israel and the Diaspora dedicate many hours and resources to study of Talmud, but more than seventy... Read more

A Bekiut Initiative in Mishnah

Rabbi Ira Kosowski describes a curriculum for the learning of Mishnayot bekiut, challenging students to expand their knowledge base while minimizing time taken from classroom... Read more